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WordPress Releases Security Update

Description: WordPress 5.0 and prior versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information. Reference URL’s: https://wordpress.org/news/2018/12/wordpress-5-0-1-security-release/

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23 Dec 2018
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Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Updates

Description: Microsoft has released out-of-band security updates to address a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information. Reference URL’s: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8653...

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23 Dec 2018
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Cisco Releases Security Updates

Description: Cisco has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Adaptive Security Appliance. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information. Reference URL’s: https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181219-asa-privesc

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23 Dec 2018
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Unprivileged Linux Users With UID > INT_MAX Can Execute Any Command [thehackernews]

A low-privileged user account on most Linux operating systems with UID value anything greater than 2147483647 can execute any systemctl command unauthorizedly—thanks to a newly discovered vulnerability. The reported vulnerability actually resides in PolicyKit (also known as polkit)—an application-level toolkit for Unix-like operating systems that defines policies, handles system-wide privileges...

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09 Dec 2018
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VMware Releases Security Updates

Description: VMware has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Workstation and Fusion. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information. Reference URL’s: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0030.html

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09 Dec 2018
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