Rare Red Hat Critical Update

Linux Patches Security Concerns with Firefox Almost at urban legend status, Red Hat rarely rates updates as critical. Well, it’s not myth now, as an update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. With a CVSS score of 8.8, we are recommending this update be actioned quickly. An important fact to note,…

Top 10 Most Out-of-Date Programs

Millions of PCs Are Running Outdated Versions of Popular Software 55% of all programs worldwide are out-of-date It is 2019, and millions of computers still either have at least one outdated application installed or run outdated operating systems, making themselves vulnerable to online threats and known security vulnerabilities/exploits. Many outdated applications, including frameworks and tools,…

WSUS Can’t Handle This

Microsoft Releases Fix for Patch Tuesday Blunder When Patch Tuesday rolled out earlier this month, it came with an unexpected problem. Two updates, KB4480970 and KB4480960, created network shares accessing errors. Patch deployment strategies had to be halted and the update required removal. Now, Microsoft has released a new update, KB4487345, that should fix the…

Do Not Deploy These Updates!

Microsoft’s monthly rollup causing network problems When Microsoft releases their monthly ‘Patch Tuesday’ rollup, the idea is to address vulnerabilities causing issues. But sometimes the release creates new issues. This month, that is what has happened. KB4480970 (Monthly Rollup) and KB4480960 (Security Update) are causing serious network issues where network shares can no longer be…

Urgent Adobe Update

Adobe Releases Critical Updates for Reader and Acrobat Two out-of-band security updates have been released by Adobe, patching critical vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader. These updates effect both the Windows and macOS operating systems. The first vulnerability, CVE-2018-16011, is a use-after-free problem which can lead to arbitrary code execution if exploited could permit the execution…