Microsoft has released the June 2021 Security updates that includes patches for 50 vulnerabilities, 5 of those rated Critical. The updates also include fixes for 6 zero-day flaws exploited in the wild.
Microsoft has introduced a new source code analyzer tool dubbed Microsoft Application Inspector. The tool is designed to “identify interesting features in source code” and can help enable developers understand software components your apps use.
WordPress version 5.2 dubbed “Jaco” is available for download and includes a number of new security features and improvements, such as digitally-signed updates, Site Health Check, and PHP error protection.
A team of security researchers from several universities have cracked the 1024-bit RSA encryption in theLibgcrypt cryptographic library used by GnuPG.