Adobe Fixes ‘Important’ Flaws in ColdFusion, After Effects and Digital Editions – Threatpost

While Adobe’s regularly scheduled security updates were light this month, they fixed “important” severity vulnerabilities. Adobe released security patches for vulnerabilities in its ColdFusion, After Effects and Digital Editions applications. If exploited, the flaws could enable attackers to view sensitive data, gain escalated privileges, and launch denial-of-service attacks. Each of the bugs were rated important-severity, based on CVSS rankings, marking an extremely low-volume month for Adobe bug fixes. Overall Adobe patched flaws tied to five CVEs as part of its regularly scheduled security updates, Tuesday. That number pales in comparison to March, where Adobe patched flaws… Source link

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Adobe Releases Critical Patches for Acrobat Reader, Photoshop, Bridge, ColdFusion

Though it’s not Patch Tuesday, Adobe today released a massive batch of out-of-band software updates for six of its products to patch a total of 41 new security vulnerabilities. Adobe last week made a pre-announcement to inform its users of an upcoming security update for Acrobat and Reader, but the company today unveiled bugs in a total of 6 widely-used software, including: Adobe Genuine Integrity Service Adobe Acrobat and Reader Adobe Photoshop Adobe Experience Manager Adobe ColdFusion Adobe Bridge According to the security advisories, 29 of the 41 vulnerabilities are critical in severity, and the other 11 have been rated important. Adobe Acrobat and Reader software for Windows and macOS systems contain 13 flaws, out of which 9 are critical. Adobe Genuine Integrity Service, a… Source link

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What Does The Future Version of ColdFusion Hold For You?

ColdFusion will be completing 25 successful years by July 2020. Within a few years of its launch in 1995, people started speculating the impending death of the language, but the development community members like us had faith in its future. ColdFusion has been growing stronger with years, and ever since it was acquired by Adobe, it was proved to be the most secure and robust language with a definite road map for the coming years.   Future of ColdFusion The future version of Adobe’s ColdFusion will be cloud-based and server-free. In other words, it will no longer remain physical as in the past. Adobe ColdFusion 2020 CFScript will be ECMA Script compliant so that it will completely fix the script syntax issues that ColdFusion’s earlier versions had. It will be easier as programmers… Source link

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Hot on the trail of cold fusion as a solution to the climate crisis | Climate change

Tim Flannery (The age of the megafire is here, and it’s a call to action, Journal, 7 February) writes: “As far as swift climate action is concerned, all good choices have gone up in smoke”. That may not be the case, however. There has been abundant support by now for the claim made by Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons in 1989 to have observed nuclear fusion at ordinary temperatures, but the hope that such a fossil-fuel-free process might contribute usefully to energy production has not been fulfilled because it is very unpredictable, and we do not as yet know the conditions needed to produce large amounts of energy. Suitably funded research on a large scale might lead to a resolution of this issue.Prof Brian JosephsonEmeritus professor of physics, University of Cambridge • Join… Source link

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Cold fusion 2: Japan wins with systematic method

This is the second of a three-part series. Click here to read part one, which relates how early experimentation in cold fusion was largely abandoned due to disappointing results when researchers attempted to replicate findings – but the second wave of research is now showing promising results. In my view Japan – without question the world leader today when it comes to experimental research in this field – has produced the most compelling demonstrations of the existence and reproducibility of cold fusion. Japan owes its leading position in large measure to consistent institutional and industrial support and a systematic, step-by-step approach emphasizing the development of advanced materials for cold fusion devices. Cold… Source link

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Chinese Hackers Use New Cryptojacking Tactics to Evade Detection

Chinese-speaking cybercrime group Rocke, known for operating multiple large-scale malicious crypto-mining campaigns, has now switched to new Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), including new C2 infrastructure and updated malware to evade detection. Rocke is a financially motivated threat group first spotted in April 2018 by Cisco Talos researchers while exploiting unpatched Apache Struts, Oracle WebLogic, and Adobe ColdFusion servers, and dropping cryptomining malware from attacker-controlled Gitee and GitLab repositories. During January, Palo Alto Network’s Unit 42 team found code that uninstalls multiple cloud security and monitoring products developed by Tencent Cloud and Alibaba Cloud from Linux servers, after analyzing new Rocke malware samples. Rocke’s new… Source link

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Update ColdFusion now! Emergency patch for critical flaws – Naked Security

Adobe has rushed out fixes for three vulnerabilities in its ColdFusion web development platform, two of which have been given the top billing of ‘critical’. The flaws affect ColdFusion 2018 version 4 and earlier, and ColdFusion 2016 version 11 and earlier. The first critical flaw is CVE-2019-8073, and is described as allowing “command injection via vulnerable component” leading to arbitrary code execution (ACE). The second critical flaw is CVE-2019-8074, a path traversal vulnerability allowing an access control bypass. The final vulnerability, rated ‘important’, is CVE-2019-8072, a security bypass leading to information disclosure. Because this is an ‘out of band’ update – a polite way of saying it’s unexpected and urgent – Adobe offers only… Source link

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Adobe issues emergency patch for critical ColdFusion vulnerabilities

Charlie Osborne 25 September 2019 at 13:43 UTC Updated: 08 October 2019 at 13:48 UTC Users are being urged to update their builds to resolve three serious security flaws Adobe has released an out-of-band patch to quickly resolve a trio of security vulnerabilities in ColdFusion, two of which are deemed critical. Adobe said in a security advisory that ColdFusion 2016 and 2018 on all platforms are affected. The web application development platform’s emergency patch, released on Tuesday (September 24), addresses potential malicious code execution, access control bypass, and data leaks. The first vulnerability, and arguably the most dangerous, is CVE-2019-8073. The critical security flaw is a… Source link

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Adobe Unscheduled Update Fixes Critical ColdFusion Flaws – Threatpost

Overall, Adobe released three patches – one for an “important” flaw and two for critical flaws –in the 2016 and 2018 versions of ColdFusion. Adobe has issued an unscheduled security update that fixes two critical flaws in its ColdFusion product. The critical vulnerabilities could enable an attacker to either execute arbitrary code or bypass access control on impacted systems. Overall, Adobe released three patches – one for an “important” flaw and two for critical flaws –in the 2016 and 2018 versions of the ColdFusion commercial rapid web-application development platform. “Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions using the instructions… Source link

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Virtual Private Servers (VPS) Hosting : The Next Booming Segment

Latest Study on Industrial Growth of Global Virtual Private Servers (VPS) Hosting Market 2019-2025. A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Virtual Private Servers (VPS) Hosting market. The report contains different market predictions related to market size, revenue, production, CAGR, Consumption, gross margin, price, and other substantial factors. While emphasizing the key driving and restraining forces for this market, the report also offers a complete study of the future trends and developments of the market. It also examines the role of the leading market players involved in the industry including their corporate overview, financial summary and SWOT analysis. The Major Players Covered in this Report:… Source link

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