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  • WordPress Releases Security and Maintenance Updates:
    Original release date: December 13, 2019

    WordPress 5.3 and prior versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected website.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the WordPress Security and Maintenance Release and upgrade to WordPress 5.3.1.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Microsoft Releases December 2019 Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 10, 2019

    Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s December 2019 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome:
    Original release date: December 10, 2019

    Google has released security updates for Chrome version 79.0.3945.79 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release and apply the necessary updates.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 10, 2019 | Last revised: December 11, 2019

    Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates:

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Intel Releases Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 10, 2019

    Intel has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An authenticated attacker with local access could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to gain escalation of privileges.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Intel advisories and apply the necessary updates and recommended mitigations:

    For updates addressing low severity vulnerabilities, see the Intel technology blog.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Adobe Releases Security Updates:
    Original release date: December 10, 2019

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Adobe products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Adobe Security Bulletins and apply the necessary updates.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Samba Releases Security Updates :
    Original release date: December 10, 2019

    The Samba Team has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple versions of Samba. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Samba Security Announcements for CVE-2019-14861 and CVE-2019-14870 and apply the necessary updates and workarounds.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • VMware Releases Security Updates for ESXi and Horizon DaaS:
    Original release date: December 6, 2019

    VMware has released security updates to address a vulnerability in ESXi and Horizon DaaS. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2019-0022 and apply the necessary updates and workarounds.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • ACSC Releases Fundamentals of Cross Domain Solutions:
    Original release date: December 5, 2019

    The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a cybersecurity guide outlining the fundamentals of cross domain solution (CDS) technologies. This guidance provides cross domain security principles to enable organizations to share information securely across separated networks.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages organizations with information sharing requirements to review ACSC’s Fundamentals of Cross Domain Solutions to learn how to plan, analyze, design, and implement CDS systems.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

  • Microsoft Releases Security Advisory for Windows Hello for Business:
    Original release date: December 5, 2019

    Microsoft has released a Security Advisory to address an issue in Windows Hello for Business (WHfB). An attacker could exploit this issue on devices that were affected by CVE-2017-15361, also known as Return of Coppersmith’s Attack (ROCA), to take control of an affected system.

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisories ADV190026 and ADV170012 and apply the recommended mitigations.

    This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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