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Security news roundup: October 12, 2007

Here is a collection of recent news stories posted on TechRepublic's IT Security blog, which cover a highly critical flaw involving the popular FCKEditor text editing component, security updates for Adobe's GoLive 9 and Illustrator CS3, a new post 1.1.1 image processing vulnerability, and a vulnerability in TikiWiki.

Here is a collection of recent news stories posted on TechRepublic's IT Security blog, which cover a highly critical flaw involving the popular FCKEditor text editing component, security updates for Adobe's GoLive 9 and Illustrator CS3, a new post 1.1.1 image processing vulnerability, and a vulnerability in TikiWiki.

A "highly critical" vulnerability has been reported in the popular TikiWiki software. It can be exploited by malicious parties to compromise vulnerable systems.

A new image file processing-related flaw has been reported in Apple's iPhone and iPod touch. This can potentially be exploited to compromise a vulnerable device.

Adobe has released updates for critical vulnerabilities found in GoLive 9 and Illustrator CS3. An attacker who successfully exploits these could take control of the affected system.

 

Secunia identifies a "highly critical" vulnerability in the popular Web-based FCKEditor. It can potentially be exploited by malicious parties to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.

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