Here's a collection of recent security vulnerabilities and alerts, which include new versions of Miranda and Firefox that fix a number of security vulnerabilities as well as news of multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco hardware and software products.
A new version of the open source instant messaging application Miranda, version 0.7.1, has been released. This new version fixes several security issues, including critical vulnerabilities in ICQ, IRC, Jabber, and Yahoo modules that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
Check out the release notes.
Cisco has fixed serious vulnerabilities in multiple hardware and software products. According to heise Security, the list of affected products includes the PIX and ASA Security Appliances, Unified Call/Communications Manager (CUCM), Unified Intelligent Contact Management Enterprise (Unified ICME), Unified ICM Hosted (Unified ICMH), Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE), Unified Contact Center Hosted (UCCH), and System Unified Contact Center Enterprise (SUCCE).
Additional links (from heise Security):
- Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco PIX and ASA Appliances, Cisco advisory
- Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firewall Services Module, Cisco advisory
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Denial of Service Vulnerabilities, Cisco advisory
- Cisco Unified Communications Web-based Management Vulnerability, Cisco advisory
- New version of Firefox released
Version 18.104.22.168 of FireFox has been released. It fixes a total of eight vulnerabilities, two of which are considered critical. You can download Firefox here.
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.