Category Archives: Operating System

Android September Fixes Severe Vulnerabilities

Google has announced its Android September 2018 security patches, which traits more than some fifty flaws in the operating system. The September Android Security Bulletin is divided into two portions, the 2018-09-01 security fix level, which traits 24 flaws, and the 2018-09-05 security fix level, which states a total number of thirty five flaws.

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Zero-Day Vulnerability and PoC Exposed in Windows via Twitter

A Microsoft Windows zero-day native privilege acceleration vulnerability and a Proof-of-Concept activity for it have been exposed on Monday. It was revealed by somebody who went by SandboxEscaper on Twitter. The individual in interrogation erased the account shortly after, however not before shrill-eyed security analysts were capable to track the link to the GitHub source hosting the PoC activity.

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SegmentSmack Vulnerability in Linux Kernel Permits Faraway DoS Threats

A flaw in the Linux kernel can permit a faraway hacker to activate a denial-of-service – DoS form by sending particularly crafted packets to the aimed system. The bug could influence quite many companies. The security flaw, described as high seriousness, has been called as SegmentSmack and is pursued as CVE-2018-5390. Juha-Matti Tilli of Aalto University and Nokia’s Bell Labs determined the matter.

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Google Patches Harmful Android Bugs

Google has released the set of Android fixes of July 2018, this week, which is to address tens of flaws in the mobile operating system, and it contains numerous harmful bugs. The Internet giant stated about eleven flaws as a part of the 2018-07-01 security fix level, containing about three rated harmful and eight of them are high threat flaws. The problem influence framework, media framework, and system.

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Innovative macOS Malware Aims Crypto-Currency Customers

An innovative bit of macOS malware has been experienced being spread via crypto-currency associated Slack or Discord chat groups, security researchers advise. The malware is being spread by harmful hackers who imitate admins or key individual’s initial information late previous month. The hackers share slight snippets of code with the members of supposed chat sets, and effort to persuade them into functioning the code in an incurable.

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Greetings From Apple: The Suspect Third-party Code is A-OK With Us

A freshly exposed security flaw in how third party companies are inspecting Apple’s “code-signing” procedure possibly created it easier to pretend macOS customers into functioning harmful third-party code. Developers have been cautioned of the hazard, however customers still require to upgrade their software to protect against the threats abusing the short-comings, revealed on Tuesday.

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Hazardous Command Injection Vulnerability Fixed in Red Hat Linux

A serious flaw in the DHCP customer in Red Hat Enterprise Linux could permit a hacker to implement random commands on jammed systems. Felix Wilhelm described the security vulnerability from Security Team of the Google and followed as CVE-2018-1111. The flaw was exposed in the NetworkManager incorporation script involved in the DHCP customer packages.

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Exempt Escalation Flaw Concealed in Linux Kernel for Eight Years

A security flaw in a driver advancing to local exempt escalation in the modern Linux Kernel type was familiarized eight years ago. The security vulnerability delivers a local consumer with access to a flaw exempted driver with the prospect to read from and write to penetrating kernel memory. Followed as CVE 2018-8781, the flaw could be oppressed to intensify local treats.

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