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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in April 2010
IT Pros Doubt Security Of Virtualized Environments, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  4/30/2010  | 
Majority of survey respondents don't think current security tools and practices will cut it in the cloud
McAfee Offers Compensation To Enterprise Customers Hit By Faulty AV Update
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
Businesses affected by the errant AV update get free one-year subscription to automated security health-check platform
Apple iPad Used As Scam Bait
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
Cybercriminals are sending out malicious e-mail that targets iPad users, a sure sign that the device has been selling well.
FBI Names Cyber Division Chief
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
Gordon Snow has experience working on counterterrorism and cybercrimes in Silicon Valley and led the effort to draft a government-wide Cyber Counterintelligence Plan.
Qakbot Worm Steals 2 GB Of Confidential Data Per Week, Researchers Say
Quick Hits  |  4/23/2010  | 
Data-stealing W32.Qakbot worm continues to penetrate enterprises, Symantec says
Rapid 7 Rolls Out First Commercial Metasploit Product
Quick Hits  |  4/22/2010  | 
Metasploit Express combines open source platform with user-friendly interface and new back-end
Report: Targeted Attacks Evolve, New Malware Variants Spike By 100 Percent
Quick Hits  |  4/20/2010  | 
New Symantec Global Internet Threat Report shows evolution of targeted attacks, prevalence of Web-borne attacks, increase in malware variants in 2009
Google: Virus-Packing Spam Rose Despite Botnet Takedowns
Quick Hits  |  4/15/2010  | 
Postini email security team logged massive surge in viruses in Q4 2009
SAP, Other ERP Applications At Risk Of Targeted Attacks
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Black Hat Europe researcher demonstrates techniques for inserting 'backdoors' into popular enterprise resource planning apps that aren't properly secured
Enterprises See Risks In Cloud
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Cloud infrastructures aren't yet reliable or secure enough for mission critical apps, say users.
Google Sees Fake AV Threat
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
Not only is fake anti-virus software increasingly common, but it delivers half of the malicious ads detected.
Federal IT Execs, Staff Disagree On Cybersecurity
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
Study notes big gaps between IT management and staff perceptions of federal cybersecurity readiness, needs.
New Adobe Auto-Updater Debuts On Super (Patch) Tuesday
Quick Hits  |  4/13/2010  | 
Meanwhile Microsoft patches 25 vulnerabilities, announces it will discontinue support for XP Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 in July, and Oracle releases fixes for 47 bugs
Microsoft Fixes Two Zero-Day Flaws
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
The company's April patch follows on the heels of an out-of-band patch two weeks ago.
Many DLP Users Still Leaking Data, Survey Says
Quick Hits  |  4/12/2010  | 
Enterprises often fail to protect loss of data via printers, smartphones
Most Java Versions Affected By Latest Zero-Day Vulnerability
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Vulnerability resides within an NPAPI plugin and ActiveX control
Java Zero-Day Vulnerability Revealed
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
The flaw affects users of both Windows and Linux.
Adobe Critical Security Patch Coming
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
The company plans to enable automatic updating without user intervention through a new software updater that comes with its security patch.
Data Stolen From India, UN, Dalai Lama Traced To China
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
A report on cloud-based cybercrime details the activities of a gang of computer hackers believed to be operating out of Sichuan Province in China.
Cyberattack Looming, Federal IT Pros Believe
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
More than half of federal IT professionals surveyed believe the potential is "high" for a cyberattack against critical IT infrastructure in the next year.
Companies Fall Short On Protecting Sensitive Data, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  4/5/2010  | 
Compliance-driven programs detract from efforts to secure real intellectual property, Forrester Research finds
More Heartland Heartache: Florida Credit Union Says 12K More Debit Card Accounts Exposed
Quick Hits  |  4/2/2010  | 
MidFlorida Federal Credit Union, which previously issued 5,000 new cards to its members last year, now has more accounts affected by Heartland Payment Systems breach


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Pydantic is a data validation and settings management using Python type hinting. In affected versions passing either `'infinity'`, `'inf'` or `float('inf')` (or their negatives) to `datetime` or `date` fields causes validation to run forever with 100% CPU usage (on one CPU). Pydantic has been patche...
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An issue was discovered in the Headunit NTG6 in the MBUX Infotainment System on Mercedes-Benz vehicles through 2021. A Message Length is not checked in the HiQnet Protocol, leading to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-23907
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-13
An issue was discovered in the Headunit NTG6 in the MBUX Infotainment System on Mercedes-Benz vehicles through 2021. The count in MultiSvGet, GetAttributes, and MultiSvSet is not checked in the HiQnet Protocol, leading to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-23908
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-13
An issue was discovered in the Headunit NTG6 in the MBUX Infotainment System on Mercedes-Benz vehicles through 2021. A type confusion issue affects MultiSvSetAttributes in the HiQnet Protocol, leading to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-23909
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-13
An issue was discovered in HERMES 2.1 in the MBUX Infotainment System on Mercedes-Benz vehicles through 2021. The SH2 MCU allows remote code execution.