Microsoft patches a privileged escalation vulnerability in Edge

Microsoft has issued an out-of-band patch for a privileged escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based). Microsoft said the vulnerability CVE-2020-1195 exists in Edge when the Feedback extension improperly validates input.

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Cisco patches Critical RCE vulnerability in Unified CCX software

Cisco patched a Critical RCE vulnerability in the Java Remote Management Interface of Cisco Unified Contact Center Express (Unified CCX). The company also addressed a DoS vulnerability in MDS 9000 Series Switches.

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BIND and Microsoft DNS security updates

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released two security updates that fix vulnerabilities on multiple versions of BIND. In addition, Microsoft also issued a new DNS security advisory and workaround. The flaws could allow a remote attacker to exploit and cause a denial of service condition.

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Patch these 10 most commonly exploited vulnerabilities

U.S. government cybersecurity experts are providing guidance on the "top 10" most commonly exploited vulnerabilites. The alert helps highlight the importance of patching and prioritizing vulnerabilities with known exploits.

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450K internet-connected QNAP devices exposed to RCE vulnerabilities

A security researcher disclosed four vulnerabilities in QNAP PhotoStation and CGI programs. All QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices running Photo Station are vulnerable and of those, approximately 450,000 QNAS NAS devices are exposed to the internet.

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FBI and CISA warning of Chinese targeting COVID-19 research organizations

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a warning of likely targeting and compromise of U.S. COVID-19 research organizations by the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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Adobe releases security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Adobe DNG SDK

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader, as well as Adobe DNG Software Development Kit (SDK). Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution or information disclosure.

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