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"Oracle's critical security update: 154 problems fixed in latest patch", ZDNet

Q: "Oracle's critical security update: 154 problems fixed in latest patch", ZDNet

Oracle's October critical patch update includes security updates and patches for 154 vulnerabilities including a flaw which allows an attacker full control over a vulnerable system.The California-based company's October 2015 Critical Patch Update includes 154 fixes which patch holes in a wide range of products, including Oracle Database, Fusion Middleware, Hyperion, Enterprise Manager, Oracle Linux & Virtualization, Java and MySQL.Source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/oracles-critical-security-update-154-problems-fixed-in-latest-patch/Time to update your Java version (if you use it).JRE is now on Java 8 Update 65, and JDK is now on Java 8 Update 65 and Update 66.

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Preferred Solution: "Oracle's critical security update: 154 problems fixed in latest patch", ZDNet

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Recommended Version 6 Update 26

http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

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http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujune2011-313339.htmlThis Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement provides advance information about the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update for June 2011, which will be released on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. While this Pre-Release Announcement is as accurate as possible at the time of publication, the information it contains may change before publication of the Critical Patch Update Advisory. This Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE. This Critical Patch Update contains 17 new security vulnerability fixes. Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply Critical Patch Update fixes as soon as possible.

A:Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement - June 2011

(Update contains 17 new security vulnerability) That's a lot of security problems. I will make sure I get that one.Thanks Union Thug!!

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Google has patched 43 security problems, many of them deemed critical, in the latest update to the Chrome browser.On Wednesday, Google pushed Chrome 44 for Windows, Mac and Linux to the stable channel and for public release. As part of the Chrome 44.0.2403.89 update, 43 bugs have been fixed, with many of the bugs submitted by external researchers.Google patches 43 security flaws in latest Chrome updateGoogle Chrome 44 update log:http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.ca/2015/07/stable-channel-update_21.htmlBug Bounty programs are an amazing thing when it comes to help software maker to make their products more secure

A:"Google patches 43 security flaws in latest Chrome update", via ZDNet

Just noticed some subtle changes in the Chrome interface (the loading icon) in addition to the bugfixes.

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Oracle - Security Critical Update Released http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/se...05_advisory.pdf Oracle has released a critical patch update to address vulnerabilities in the RDBMS products. The full details of the vulnerabilities have not yet been released. Oracle has rated some of them as having wide impact. NGSSoftware, who have released an advisory, rates many of them as high risk. They include privilege escalation and a buffer overflow condition.

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Yesterday Automatic Updates installed KB958644 on both of my computers. Is this the critical update?

What is the virus that exploits the vulnerability?

A:Is KB958644 the critical security patch?

Is this the critical update?Did you see the warning at the top of the forum page when you logged in?http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958644

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Who should read this bulletin: Customers using Microsoft® Internet Explorer

Impact of vulnerability: Six new vulnerabilities, the most serious of which could enable an attacker to execute commands on a user’s system.

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Recommendation: Customers should install the patch immediately.

Affected Software:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-047.asp
 

A:Latest "critical" Security patches: ... Dec 11: Virt Machine; Dec 18 XP critical

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i recently installed the microsoft

april critical update patch. after

the install i failed to restart. the

next day on boot up i noticed that

the update was listed as

cancelled in microsofts update

review history. all attempts at

reinstalling has failed since

microsoft update indicates 0

updates for installation. how do i

reconfigure the update to void

the cancellation as it now

stands?
 

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Microsoft has today released a critical out-of-band security update for all supported versions of Windows, addressing a serious flaw that could potentially lead to remote code execution on unpatched systems.

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A:Microsoft releases critical security patch for Windows

"Gee Wally, I didn't think Windows 10 would ever need any security patches because everybody is always screaming how secure it is already. What's going on Wally?".

"You believed what Microsoft said Beaver. That was your first mistake".

Same ole whack-a-mole game. No reason to move off Windows 7 yet that I can see.

In fact, if you think about it, the more popular post "Windows 7" operating systems become the more likely they are to be the main targets of hackers. Which means less attacks on older operating systems which means, older operating systems will be more secure by default. Because nobody is concerned about them anymore. Ah, I can sleep soundly tonight.

Now...where were those people calling for the death of Adobe Flash again?
Do we call for the death of Windows 10 now? Or do you wanna wait a month until the next security breach is discovered?

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2949...ill-receive-security-fixes-for-ten-years.html

Let the hacking begin.
 

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Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - February 2013Note: The original Critical Patch Update for Java SE ? February 2013 was scheduled to be released on February 19th, but Oracle decided to accelerate the release of this Critical Patch Update because active exploitation "in the wild" of one of the vulnerabilities affecting the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in desktop browsers, was addressed with this Critical Patch Update.DescriptionA Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities. The Critical Patch Update for Java SE also includes non-security fixes. Critical Patch Updates are cumulative and each advisory describes only the security fixes added since the previous Critical Patch Update and Security Alert. Thus, prior Critical Patch Update and Security Alert advisories should be reviewed for information regarding earlier accumulated security fixes. Please refer to:Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts for information about Oracle Security Advisories.Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply CPU fixes as soon as possible. This Critical Patch Update contains 50 new security fixes across Java SE products.Oracle Software Security Assurance Blog https://blogs.oracle.com/security/Oracle just released the February 2013 Critical Patch Update for Java SE. The original Critical Patch Update for Java SE was scheduled on February 19th, but Oracle decided to accelerate t... Read more

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I need some major help with the latest Windows Update (the set of patches that came out this Tuesday to help with the security issues), I think it is causing issues for my laptop PC. I'm not computer illiterate but I'mdefinitely nothing more than a beginner and this is starting to make me panic a little ^_^;

My laptop has been having major Startup and boot issues since the update. My laptop freezes and goes to a white-grey screen. The computer does start up - ie: the screen comes on (white screen, unless I am lucky enough to get a boot screen for a moment) the fans run, but it takes several attempts at turning it on and off again, and hitting either F12 or F8 (still not sure which one is the one that works) to get to a screen that allows me to repair the Startup and go back to a retore point. The last time this happened it also beeped at me however I would not be able to tell you what the code sounded like (I...panicked somewhat).

However, the restore point was made just after Windows downloaded the updates onto my comouter (I had automatic updates on), and I cannot shut down without my computer wanting to install the updates. So I'm stuck in an endless cycle of downloading these updates, then being forced to restore.

Can anyone help with either finding a way to stop my laptop installing these updates, or does anyone know a way to troubleshoot the updates themselves?

Specs:

Dell Studio

Windows Version:

7 - Home

Uses:

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A:Issue with latest Microsoft Patch Update

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Quote:
Microsoft is planning a bumper Patch Tuesday for August ? 13 bulletins with patches for 22 potentially dangerous security vulnerabilities.

Two of the 13 bulletins are rated ?critical,? Microsoft?s highest severity rating. Microsoft Windows users will want to pay special attention to the Internet Explorer bulletin because the issues can expose users to drive-by download attacks via the browser.

The update fixes flaws that introduce remote code execution risks on all versions of Internet Explorer, including the newest IE 9, according to Microsoft?s advance notice.

This month?s patch batch will also supply fixes for holes in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, .NET and Visual Studio.

All 13 bulletins will be released on Tuesday, August 9 at approximately 1:00 PM Eastern.


Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for August 2011

Patch Tuesday heads-up: Critical IE update among 13 bulletins | ZDNet

A:Patch Tuesday heads-up 8/4/11: Critical IE update among 13 bulletins

Thanks for the info.

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Microsoft Announces Patch for Critical Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bug

Soon after Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2, the firm started getting reports of a potential bug that might impact partitions on computers that upgrade to the new version.

Specifically, users were complaining that after installing the Anniversary Update, some of their partitions were no longer visible in Windows 10, making it impossible to access data that was stored here.

Without a doubt, many thought their data was gone, but Microsoft rushed to acknowledge the bug shortly after that, explaining that it was working on a fix, and no files were lost despite the fact that partitions were no longer visible.

And recently, Microsoft announced that a patch was ready, and it would release it to users as part of the next Windows update patch, without actually providing specifics on when exactly this is scheduled to take place.



?Thanks for everyone?s input and patience. Microsoft is planning to release a fix to address the majority of the misidentified partitions in an upcoming Windows Update,? a company engineer said.

Possibly releasing to insiders first
Furthermore, this message doesn?t state whether Windows insiders would get it first or not, but the chances are that they will given the fact the original post also highlights the steps necessary to get updates as part of the Windows Insider program.

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A:Microsoft Announces Patch for Critical Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bug

Thanks for sharing
I had some problems after AU update: random slowdowns and high CPU usage.
Then I've downloaded the latest ISO and I have made a clean install, no problem after this.
 

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Anyone else have issues with the latest critical update? downloaded ok asked to restart , installing as usual on a restart but at 15% it hung and stayed hung , i had to force a restart luckily all was well , wifes laptop with win 7 did exactly the same thing.

A:latest critical update install hang

If you have Eset installed or any other anti virus that might cause the freeze, disable antivirus and Spyware protection.

The fix will install.

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I run a very tight ship thanks to you folks and I keep a regular check on my services page to make sure nothing is starting that shouldn't. Consequently, although I don't know what half of them do, I am aware of most of the services I have starting automatically and manually. Today, when I checked, I discovered stuff has been starting manually that hadn't been in the recent past; at least I think this is the case. So my question is: has anything happened with this last critical update (13/12/13) that might cause extra services to start manually without my participation.

A:latest Windows critical update issue

A lot of things will cause services to start when in 'manual start' mode - and may have nothing whatever to do with updates.
There is a misapprehension that this setting means that the service will only start when the user requests it - this is not true. It simply means that the service doesn't start until something else triggers it.

Please give examples where the behaviour you believe has changed.

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It looks to me as if the Network connectivity issues have been fixed in this latest cumulative update. I can see all my W10 PCs on the network from whichever device I use. Previously this was only possible via the PC that was designated as the Master Browser.

A:Master Browser Issues fixed in latest W10 update (KB3140743)

Yep, all done and dusted.

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I allowed the latest Microsoft Update to install at normal close down last night and this morning I am getting the
message "The User Profile Service service failed to logon. User Profile cannot be loaded." This then loops back to my start up screen, but clicking on my User icon produces the same Fail message!
I can force a Safe Mode start up but find that System Restore is not active.
Can anyone help with a work around please?

A:Latest Critical Update seems to have corrupted User Profile Service

Hello Peter,

The method in the tutorial below may be able to help you get this sorted.

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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Hello, Windows 7 Forums.

I was actually sitting down to write a scathing email to Microsoft concerning their Updates ruining my computer and putting my university work in severe jeopardy, but then I though "No, scathing emails are unbecoming and unproductive. I'll see if I can get help on these forusm instead."

So, a couple of weekends ago, my computer went bonkers.

I am a 3D graphics students, with a constant workflow, so almost every night I'll have all three of Photoshop, Autodesk Maya and VLC open, no problems, computer chugging along fine. This night, however, was different - even attempting to have all three programs open made the computer slow down to within an inch of its life, all three of them freezing. I am computer savvy, but not to the extent of knowing the deeper recesses of software and hardware workings. I figured, 'the cpu is a little outdated, I've been working it very hard lately, and I just installed a new graphics card - I'll turn off for the night, and see if something went wrong tomorrow.'

The next day, I had the same problem. svchost.exe was chewing up all the CPU in it's path. Ontop of that, opening any one of Photoshop, Maya or VLC used an impossibly massive chunk of CPU that it never normally needed to run. I checked the graphics driver was all fine, it was. I tried to do a System Restore, it was turned off. At this point, I was completely incabable of doing my work. The lag was impossible to work with concerning the pograms I use. E... Read more

A:Massive CPU problem upon installing latest Windows Critical Update.

Hello and welcome Aolani!

Yes, it is generally a good idea to keep your windows updated BUT, if you're handling a system that is mission critical (e.g. for sensitive, important workflows etc), it's better to manually update your windows and just apply one update at a time from the Windows Update menu... after backing up your important data and system state..

In general, critical updates from Microsoft should be safe to apply but there have been documented cases of them bricking certain systems/configurations for no apparent reason what so ever.. It can be a crapshoot sometimes, and it often involved hotfixes from MS themselves to fix those issues... (happened to me many moons ago... fortunately reverting using a system restore solved the issue)

It is likely that in the future you might have to update your Windows with a service pack, but when you have to cross that bridge, ensure that you've got a working system backed up BEFORE applying it.. that's like a the 1st rule of Computing...

So to recap; do not apply all updates en masse lest your system gets ruined like you describe.. even more so when you rely on it for very very important tasks....

P.S. That's a rather harrowing tale that you told, but it is the lessons we learn through pain and anguish that we never forget...

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An unpatched, critical remote code execution flaw within WinRAR's SFX archive features has been disclosed by a researcher.WinRAR, available for Windows users, is an unzipping tool able to decompress .ZIP, .RAR and .7Z files, among others.However, a security flaw which reportedly allows for remote code execution has been discovered in WinRAR SFX version 5.21.Iranian researcher Mohammad Reza Espargham posted his findings on Full Disclosure. Granted a CVSS score of 7.4, the vulnerability could allow hackers to remotely execute system code and compromise victim machines, leading to control, surveillance and potentially data theft. A CVE score is yet to be issued.Source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/critical-winrar-vulnerability-places-500-million-users-at-risk/Well, SFX archives can already be used for non-legitimate purposes, but refusing to accept a vulnerability in it is something else.

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Hi.
Thank you for all your support and security updates for my two Surface RTs. 
They?re great and I don?t want to see them go.  A quick aside? It would be nice for my two Surface RTs and me, if Microsoft had a change of heart and decided to port Windows 10 RT with Office RT for Surface RT and get a few
more years support.  Anyway.
Today one of my Surface RT 8.1 provided the option on shut down, to update and restart, which I did. 
It said it was installing 4 updates.  When rebooted, I went to view update history and found two failed updates and three successful ones for a total of five. 
The first one in the list that failed is this one here below.



Then to get more information, I clicked the link shown there for 4048958 to learn more. 
That took me to the Microsoft Security Update Guide, where I searched for 4048958 and was provide two links for RT 8.1. 
Both links, one for IE11 and one for RT 8.1, go to the KB 4048958 article, which says to get more information, go to the Security Update Guide, which of course takes one back to the KB. 
Not very informative loop I guess.
The second update that is on the list above showing as failed, is the one for Adobe to prevent remote code execution. 
When I am in Windows Update and double-click the failed entry for Adobe, and then click the link for more information, it takes me to a URL that does not show a KB number and provides a link for more i... Read more

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Hello eddie,

I am just not able to access Windows Update - haven't been able to for ages. Have posted about it on the site before. I get a "done" message "but with errors on page" and then an error script. Anyway, re security fixes not being accepted because "IE6 need to be installed". I do have IE 6, as I said, and here is the version:

6.00.2800.1106.

Thanks for any light you can throw on this matter.
Penny
 

A:Latest "critical" Security patches: ... Oct 10: Outlook Express

Okay

It says:

The fix for this issue was included in Windows XP Service Pack 1, and in Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1.

Now, you have IE6 SP1:

6.00.2800.1106 Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (Windows XP SP1)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q164539

So, it looks like you should have the update already. But, you should be able to check either via the Help again, or

To verify that the patch has been installed on the machine, open Internet Explorer, select Help, then select About Internet Explorer and confirm that Q328676 is listed in the Update Versions field. Alternatively, from Outlook Express select Help, then select About Outlook Express and confirm that the msoe.dll matches the version called out in Q328676.

eddie
 

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Because it is posted on a Dutch site I translated it by Google Translate, click here for the English version or here for the orginal version.

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Hello, Everyone, I have this Security patch exe on my desktop and just want to know from anyone, if you installed it and if there were any problems afterwards? This cannot be UNINSTALLED. It is for IE6 and 5.5(serv pk 2) Here is the address if your not familar with it>>>http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/critical/q312461/default.asp I feel this is very important! Thanks TOM
 

A:Cookies Security Patch update?

Hiya

I have the update and no problems yet. I used it on Win98 and 2000. Are you getting any problems with it, or are you just being cautious? If the latter, you're safe in installing it. Many have, I assume.

Regards

eddie
 

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A patch update (6.7) is available for Norton Security 6.x for Mac

Hi Everyone,

A patch update (6.7) is now available for the Norton Security 6.x for Mac via LiveUpdate. To download this update, simply run LiveUpdate.

To verify you have the update, launch the Main User Interface, click on Help, and select About.

Below FAQ's addresses some common questions:

1. How can I download this update?
This patch is available via LiveUpdate.

2. What are the languages this update is available for?
All supported languages.

3. Changes & Bug Fixes
Minor Bug fixes

If you have any questions, feel free to let us know on the Norton for Mac forum board.

Source: A patch update (6.7) is available for Norton Security 6.x for Mac
 

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My AVAST anti-virus tells me I need to urgently update my pc because I don´t have the MS Windows security patch that blocks the wannacry virus. AVAST connects me with with corresponding Windows secction in Internet and it apparently does have the mentioned
patch to be downloaded (windows6.1-kb4012212-x86_6bb04d3971bb58ae4bac44219e7169812914df3f), then once I have it on my pc, when I try to install, it tells me that its not applicable to my equipment. If I use the Windows Update function, it tells me that can
not find the update because of error 80080005.
I¨ll appreciate any ideas or suggestios on how to resolve this problem. I´m using Windows 7 Ultimate.

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Oracle Releases Emergency Patch for Java Vulnerability.

Now is the time to update your installation of Java to release Java 6 Update 20.

Note: if you do not develop Java code, you only need the JRE, and if you develop Java code - you already know you need the JDK.

Download the latest Java and Instructions for Installation.

-- Tom

P.S. If you weren't aware - Oracle recently bought Sun Microsystems which developed Java.
 

A:Oracle Releases Emergency Patch for Java Vulnerability

 

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Security download KB929969 (support.microsoft.com) will not install on my PC because it is "not a valid Win32 application." My access to the internet is via Ethernet 10/100 NIC card and cable connection.

Also, the yellow icon for "Windows is dowloading updates" shows up in my task bar, but nothing happens. I have performed disk cleanup/defrag, but to no avail. I am using a very good ISS provided by my ISP, therefore, not needing the Windows firewall. No probls with viruses, etc. I reviewed my update history on the Windows Update site and show no updates since Feb. 2008 (with the exception of the above-mentioned security patch).

My computer skills are between that of "beginner" and "intermediate" (depending on how much of a senior-day I'm having).

I thank anyone who reads this for their time, consideration and assistance.

Peace Out.
NiteOwl
 

A:HELP! Security patch issue and update problem.

Try to download and install from here
 

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Hi, i need a solution is i have a office, 15pcs PC windows xp & windows 2k on this office than all at same network, i dont want all pc can access to internet to download and update the windows security patch. I am a administrator on this Network and system, now i have setup one file server to store all the windows XP & 2k security patch, how to automatic download the all security patch from that files server to all user pc without distrub user working, that mean on background update the security patch. Any solution?

Thank you.
 

A:How to automatic windows XP security update (patch) on LAN.

Here's what Microsoft suggests...
 

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Technical Description:Advisory ID : FrSIRT/ADV-2005-3084Remotely Exploitable : YesLocally Exploitable : YesRelease Date : 2005-12-24 A vulnerability has been identified in VMware ESX Server, which may be exploited by attackers to inject malicious HTML code. This flaw is due to an input validation error in the VMware Management Interface that does not properly validate certain parameters, which may be exploited by attackers to cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the user's browser in the security context of an affected Web site.Affected Products: WMware ESX Server 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.5.xSolution: Apply latest VmWare Patcheshttp://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/s...hp?p_faqid=2001Sharing as an FYI for those using VMware for server consolidation and management.VMware - Critical Security Update should be applied quicklyhttp://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/3084

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I just installed an XP update KB980182 which is supposed to fix some security issues with Internet Explorer.

Ever since, I've been having trouble with my internet. I don't use IE 7 unless I'm installing updates for Microsoft products or if a site requires it. I use Firefox. A few odd things that happened so far is as follows:

I opened some email in Yahoo (using Firefox) and there was no message, only the heading and blank space. I tried another email and the same situation. I restarted my computer and could read the messages. Then it started up again in another email account.

I got an error message about getting signed out of Yahoo chat because sign in was from another computer. Something like that. I don't ever chat, and I don't even have Messenger installed on this computer.

When I went to read a Microsoft page (using IE) about this very update, the browser froze up.

What's going on? What do I do? As soon as I post this, I will do a complete scan with my AV, and Malwarebytes, too.

Please advise next step.

A:Problems with XP Security Patch

I installed KB980182 yesterday; my typical browser is IE8.

After the mandatory post-installation reboot, I experienced a BSOD within 10 minutes of using IE8. I booted again, and began using IE8 again, only to have another BSOD happen in under 5 minutes - at which point I immediately uninstalled KB980182 and added it to the "do not install" list that Automatic Updates allows.

Since I uninstalled KB980182, I have had no problems with IE8.

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The latest security update I downloaded on my laptop made my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard stop working and the only way I was able to get it to work again was to uninstall the latest update. Any advise to be able to install the latest critical security update without losing the ability to use my keyboard? I use this keyboard with my work laptop and we do not have a way to pick and choose which elements in an update we want, so that option is off the table

A:Latest Security Update issues

Just a suggestion, create a restore point (System Restore Point - Create) install the update then reinstall the drivers for your keyboard (Software Downloads: Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000). I don't know if that would help, but it may. The restore point may give you a way back if it doesn't work.

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PHPbb Administrators should move to version 2.0.13 to correct two recently discovered vulnerabilities. One of these is rated critical as an exploit of session handling could allow non-privileged accounts to gain administrator rightsPHPbb 2.0.13 released as Critical Security updatehttp://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=267563

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Firefox 3.5.5 Update Fixes Critical Security Bug.

Download Firefox 3.5.5.

No update for Firefox 3.0.15 here.

-- Tom
 

A:Firefox 3.5.5 Update Fixes Critical Security Bug

Thanks
 

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...we received multiple reports about a message claiming to be a "Critical Security Update" from Microsoft. The message had a ZIP archive with a trojan downloader inside...f-secure.com(screenshot in above link)

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Although many users will be using the latest V.9 reader this may be of interest

Adobe has issued a new patch for certain versions of its Reader and Acrobat applications.
The company is recommending that users and administrators install the patches for systems running Acrobat and Reader 8.
Read full Article here...
Adobe issues 'critical' security update - vnunet.com

Adobe patch download site is here ...

Download patches, service packs and upgrades for graphics and photo editing software

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has anyone recently done a group of four automatic updates from microsoft?
more specifically, the one 'security update for windows media player 10 (KB911565)'.
after i installed that one, MOST of my movies played in black and white.
they play fine with VLC player but not with WMP10.
to get around it i have uninstalled the update but am wondering if anyone knows why this is happening?

A:Latest Wmp 10 Security Update Makes Movies B&w

Download the update again restart computer if the problem is still present:Go to the Start Menu and select Run copy/paste in the following: c:\windows\inf\unregmp2.exe /UpdateWMP See if that will solve the problem.

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Hi everyone....

I hope someone can explain this to me.
When I clicked on the iconfor "new updates available) there was "security update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 64 bit KB2964358"
When I clicked on the "more information" it states that the know issue is that IE will crash if certain other updates were not installed (see below):

Known issues with this security update
Internet Explorer will crash if you try to install this security update on a Windows 7-based system that does not already have security update 2929437 installed. To avoid this issue, take either of the following actions:Install security update 2929437, and then install security update 2964358. For more information about security update 2929437, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 2929437(Description of the security update for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: April 8, 2014 )
Description of the security update for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: April 8, 2014
Install security update 2964444 instead of security update 2964358. Security update 2964444 is intended for systems that do not have security update 2929437 installed.
I checked on my installed updates and I do not have KB2964444 or KB292437 installed, nor are these updates are shown to be available for installation under my Windows updates.
Also, this latest update (KB2964358) does not have a check marl next... Read more

A:Latest Internet Explorer security update

There seems to be some confusion with this update.
Take a look at this thread, especially posts 12 and 13.
Out-of-Band Release to Address Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983

I have IE 11 and no problem installing this update, but you have IE9 in Win 7 ...

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Critical Flash Update Plugs 12 Security Holes.

Flash Player 10.3.183.11 is available here.

-- Tom
 

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We are using IE7 for quite a long time but after the latest IE7 security patch update, our webpage loads in IE7 taking long time which was working perfect before this security patch updates.

Most of our asp pages using "Microsoft.XMLDOM" parser for xml parsing.
I found that this XML parsing in the asp page takes long time it seems.

Any security settings needs to be enable / disable to avoid this loading issue.

My IE version is : 7.0.5730.13

Please help me.

--Piju P.K.

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Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB942615)

The above update keeps failing when I try to install it. Have waited a few days in between in case it was corrupt and had to be fixed. Still no joy. Is it just my laptop or is anyone else having this issue?

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Hi All,

Norton's latest on-line update conflicts with Linksys Wireless Print Server WPS54GU2. Called Linksys to resolve problem.

Solution: Re-install software for Print Server.
This should do the trick.
 

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Read more: 360 Total Security Anti-virus first impressions: Refreshingly subtle but thorough | ZDNet




While this is not a formal review, I have to admit that I like 360. It's subtle. It's quiet. It seems to do what it claims. I don't have any complaints about false positives or resource hogging and it doesn't seem to get in the way of actually working like some anti-malware programs do. I hate having to acknowledge every single thing I ever click on. It's the uber security settings on some of these things that cause people to bypass security altogether.

I'll have to provide you with an update after a few months of working with 360 before I can give a definitive blessing, but preliminary tests have been positive.Click to expand...


 

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Here's another reason to upgrade that old Windows XP PC: Microsoft has now stopped providing antivirus signatures for the out-of-support operating system.Even after support for the venerable OS ended in April last year, Microsoft continued to provide its malicious software removal tool and updates to Microsoft Security Essentials - that is, until yesterday.It has not been possible to download Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP since the end of support, but PCs with it already installed have been receiving anti-malware signature updates for the last 16 months. Because the malicious software removal tool is connected with the company's anti-malware engine and signatures, that has also remained working.Windows XP security just got worse again

A:"Windows XP security just got worse again", via ZDNet

Yes, indeed. All the companies that still run Windows XP, especially if they have a peer-to-peer network, should definitely upgrade.

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Flash Player plug-in - Critical Browser Security Update For most users the flash player is an integral part of their browser environment (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc). While no in-the-wild risks have emerged a serious security risk has been fixed and users should quickly move to the latest version. Since this special update may not part of Windows Update or other browser automatic updates, it is important to manually update the Flash player to ensure browser safety in the future.Flash Player plug-in - Critical Browser Security Update http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3126http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bull.../apsb07-12.htmlhttp://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/ar...7.html#00001231An input validation error has been identified in Flash Player 9.0.45.0 and earlier versions that could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. This vulnerability could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the user?s web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player. (CVE-2007-3456). There are no reported in-the-wild exploits yet, but we might see some soon as enough technical information required to build an exploit has been released publicly for at least a few of these vulnerabilitiesFlash Player v9.0.47 - Download Site Note - You may want to uncheck the installation of the Google Tool barhttp://www.adobe.com/go/getflash

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I have currently hit a brick wall, so to speak, and am hoping someone here can help me. I installed the Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7, 64-Bit (KB4093118), and now we are getting a BSOD with the 0x0000007e error; beneath that it says iusb3xhc.sys.
And it stays looped in a startup-BSOD-restart-BSOD cycle. Booting into Safe Mode doesn?t work (also goes to this same BSOD). It only happens when we try to update with the monthly Windows security roll-up update.
We can reset the computer to an earlier Windows restore point without a problem. We updated the USB 3.0 and Chipset Drivers as per the motherboard manufacturer ASRock, but the error persisted.
OS: Win 7 64bit SP1 Build 7601 8:00 Gb RAM Processor:
BIOS Version/Date: American Megatrends Inc. P1.20A
Motherboard: ASRock Z97 Pro4 (2 PCI, 2 PCI-E x1, 2 PCI-E x16, 1 M.2, 4 DDR3 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN)
Motherboard Chipset: Intel Wildcat Point Z97, Intel Haswell
Does anyone have any ideas on how to deal with this? I am at a loss.
Thanks,
Pete

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So after eight hours of in vain attempts to remove the newest version of the Windows Security Center malware from my computer, it's finally gone. However, there seem to be some remaining problems associated with it or with the process of removing it.

1) The blue screen of death will somewhat frequently pop up, often for no apparent reason.

2) I still can't connect to the internet. About 75% of the times I open Google Chrome, Firefox, or (god forbid) Internet Explorer, they completely freeze my computer and I have to restart it.

To clarify, I'm almost certain that all of the malware is completely removed from my computer. I did several virus scans using Spyware Doctor and Malwarebytes (which I have since removed from my computer) and I've deleted everything related to the problem. I don't know if it's relevant, but after I removed everything I still wasn't able to access my task manager... that problem has since been fixed, though.

I don't think there are any other symptoms. Any other info I need to provide? Help!

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