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Security Information

This page is dedicated to security, it includes local security information, as well as a number of syndicated security feeds, alerts, tools and news from major security portals. This page aims to provide a single security information access point, helping you stay current with recent security threats. You can check the SG Security FAQ and visit the SG Security forum with any questions you might have.



SG Security Scan

The SG Security Scan is a great tool that tests a number of ports on your computer for the most common vulnerabilities.

SG Security Scanner
Vulterable Ports
Commonly Open Ports
SG Ports - comprehensive database of known TCP/UDP ports

 

SG Security Articles

General Security Guide
How To Crack WEP and WPA Wireless Networks
IRDP Security Vulnerability in Windows
Why encrypt your online traffic with VPN ?



Latest Threats - Symantec

Linux.Shishiga - (2017.04.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Worm.
W32.Cridex gen14 - (2017.04.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Worm.
Infostealer.Lokibot - (2017.04.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Pidief.X - (2017.04.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Miskip - (2017.04.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Miskip gen1 - (1969.12.31) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.Cryptlck g140 - (2017.04.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.Cryptlck g147 - (2017.04.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
Suspicious.Epi.4 - (2017.04.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.SuspScript g5 - (2017.04.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Adobe Releases Security Updates for ColdFusion (2017.04.26)
Original release date: April 26, 2017

Adobe has released security updates to address a vulnerability in ColdFusion. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected website.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-14 and apply the necessary updates.




Pre-Installed Applications Developed with Portrait Displays SDK Contain Critical Vulnerability (2017.04.25)
Original release date: April 25, 2017

Applications developed using the Portrait Displays software development kit (SDK), versions 2.30 through 2.34, contain a critical vulnerability. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

The affected applications, pre-installed on some Fujitsu, HP, and Philips devices, are:

  • Fujitsu DisplayView Click: Version 6.0 and 6.01. The issue was fixed in Version 6.3.
  • Fujitsu DisplayView Click Suite: Version 5. The issue is addressed by patch in Version 5.9.
  • HP Display Assistant: Version 2.1. The issue was fixed in Version 2.11.
  • HP My Display: Version 2.0. The issue was fixed in Version 2.1.
  • Philips Smart Control Premium: Versions 2.23, 2.25. The issue was fixed in Version 2.26.

US-CERT recommends users and administrators review Vulnerability Note VU#219739 for additional information and refer to their device vendors for appropriate patches. Portrait Displays has released a patch for its SDK software.




IBM Releases Security Update (2017.04.25)
Original release date: April 25, 2017

IBM has released a security update to address a vulnerability in IBM Domino server IMAP EXAMINE. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • Domino 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Interim Fix 2
  • Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 17

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the CERT/CC Vulnerability Note VU#676632 and IBM's Security Bulletin for more information and apply the necessary updates.




Drupal Releases Security Updates (2017.04.19)
Original release date: April 19, 2017

Drupal has released an advisory to address a vulnerability in Drupal core 8.x versions prior to 8.2.8 and 8.3.1. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Drupal's Security Advisory and upgrade to version 8.2.8 or 8.3.1.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2017.04.19)
Original release date: April 19, 2017

Cisco has released updates to address several high-impact vulnerabilities affecting multiple products. These and other lower-impact vulnerabilities are listed at Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts. A remote attacker could exploit one of the high-impact vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates:




Mozilla Releases Security Updates (2017.04.19)
Original release date: April 19, 2017

Mozilla has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Firefox and Firefox ESR. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox 53, Firefox ESR 45.9, and Firefox ESR 52.1 and apply the necessary updates.




Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome (2017.04.19)
Original release date: April 19, 2017

Google has released Chrome version 58.0.3029.81 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses multiple vulnerabilities that an attacker may exploit to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary updates.




VMware Releases Security Updates (2017.04.18)
Original release date: April 18, 2017

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Unified Access Gateway, Horizon View, and Workstation. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0008 and apply the necessary updates.




 

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