Thursday, February 26, 2015

Netiquette IQ Security Bulletin From US-Cert - Cisco And Mozilla Vulnerabilities

 
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National Cyber Awareness System:
02/24/2015 04:15 PM EST

Original release date: February 24, 2015
The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on an affected system.
Updates available include:
  • Firefox 36
  • Firefox ESR 31.5
  • Thunderbird 31.5
Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Security Advisories for Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird and apply the necessary updates.



02/25/2015 10:39 AM EST

Original release date: February 25, 2015
Cisco has identified a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. The vulnerability is due to improper processing of malformed IPv6 packets carrying extension headers. Cisco Network Convergence System 6000 (NCS 6000) and Cisco Carrier Routing System X (CRS-X) running an affected version of Cisco IOS XR Software are affected by this vulnerability.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Cisco Advisory and apply the necessary updates.

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