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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on July 18, 2014

July 17, The Register – (International) Pushdo trojan outbreak: 11 THOUSAND systems infected in just 24 hours. Bitdefender researchers reported that a new campaign to spread the Pushdo botnet malware compromised over 11,000 systems within a 24-hour period, with the majority of infected users in Asia and some in the U.S., U.K., and France. The Pushdo botnet has previously been used in spam campaigns and to distribute malware such as Zeus and SpyEye. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/07/17/pushdo_trojan_outbreak/

July 17, Softpedia – (International) Cisco patches critical issue in wireless residential gateway products. Cisco released patches for several Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway products, closing a vulnerability that could allow attackers to use malicious HTTP requests to crash the Web server and inject commands or execute code with elevated privileges. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Cisco-Patches-Critical-Issue-in-Wireless-Residential-Gateway-Products-451109.shtml

July 17, Softpedia – (International) SQL injection risk in vBulletin receives prompt patch. vBulletin released a patch for its forum software which closes a SQL injection vulnerability that was identified and disclosed by Romanian Security Team. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/SQL-Injection-Risk-in-vBulletin-Receives-Prompt-Patch-451090.shtml

July 17, Softpedia – (International) Critical vulnerabilities fixed in Drupal 7.29 and 6.32. The Drupal Security Team advised all users to update to versions to 7.29 or 6.32 in order to close vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to perform denial of service (DoS) attacks cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Critical-Vulnerabilities-Fixed-in-Drupal-7-29-and-6-32-451074.shtml

July 17, Threatpost – (International) Five vulnerabilities fixed in Apache Web Server. The Apache Software Foundation released version 2.4.10-dev of its Apache Web Server, closing five vulnerabilities, including a buffer overflow vulnerability and several denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities. Source: http://threatpost.com/five-vulnerabilities-fixed-in-apache-web-server/107278

 

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