Monthly Archives: November 2012

Plone Releases Fixes For 24 Vulnerabilities


November 6, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

The H – (International) Plone releases fixes for 24 vulnerabilities. After an alert the week of October 29 that Zope and the Plone CMS were vulnerable to 24 security holes that could have led to privilege escalation and code injection, the developers now released a hotfix for Plone that closes them. The hotfix was tested […]

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Sophos Fixes Critical Security Vulnerability


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The Vigilant Application Owner

The H – (International) Sophos fixes critical security vulnerability. A security expert revealed critical security vulnerabilities in Sophos antivirus software. This includes the publication of a proof-of-concept for a root exploit for Sophos 8.0.6 for Mac OS X, which utilizes a stack buffer overflow when searching through PDF files. The vulnerability is also likely to […]

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Security Research Labels Over 290,000 Google Play Andoid Apps As ‘High-risk’


November 1, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Network World – (International) Security research labels over 290,000 Google Play Android apps as ‘high-risk’. One-quarter of more than 400,000 Android applications examined in the Google Play store pose security risks to mobile-device users, according to new research. Security vendor Bit9 categorized these Android apps as questionable or suspicious because they could gain access to […]

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