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|from Tony Bradley, CISSP|
This past week was all about vulnerabilities. Microsoft released their Security Bulletins for the month of August as well as re-releasing updated versions of two past Security Bulletins. There were also some pertinent Security Advisories from Secunia. Check out all of the links for information and updates that relate to your operating system and applications. Check back later this week for a review of the new book Rootkits: Subverting The Windows Kernel.
In the Spotlight
|Three Critical Security Bulletins from Microsoft |
Microsoft released their Security Bulletins for the month of August. There were 6 total: 3 Critical, 1 Important and 2 Moderate. MS05-039, which relates to a remotely exploitable flaw with plug and play, and MS05-043, which relates to a remotely exploitable flaw with the print spooler system, have network and security administrators scrambling to apply...read more
|Microsoft Re-Releases Two Security Bulletins |
Along with the 6 new Security Bulletins released for the month of August, Microsoft also updated and re-released two previous Security Bulletins. MS05-023, originally released in April, was updated to include the Microsoft Word 2003 Viewer as an affected product and MS05-032, originally released in June, was updated to to advise customers that a revised version of the security update...read more
|Secunia Advisories |
Last week was a relatively light week for Highly Critical Secunia Security Advisories. The major ones to watch out for are the ones related to Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser and the ones related to...read more
Using 'RunAs' From A Script
|Using 'RunAs' From A Script|
About.com's Focus On Windows Guide, Douglas Ludens, explains how to use the 'RunAs' command from a script on a Windows system.
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