Security Patch Watch: Sun Java, Symantec, Cisco


Sun Microsystems Inc. on Wednesday released fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in the Sun Java Runtime Environment and in the Java Software Development Kit, which could be exploited by remote attackers to place and execute malicious files on a vulnerable system.

Enterprise security vendor Symantec Corp. has issued new patches for its PCAnywhere PC management software, which could be exploited to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), the company said.

A vulnerability has been reported in Cisco Systems Inc.'s own Cisco Security Agent, which can be exploited by malicious local users to gain escalated privileges on a compromised system, Secunia reported. Security Patch Watch: Sun Java, Symantec, Cisco (http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1894749,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03129TX1K0000614)

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 30th November 2005 9:24PM