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  • OpenBSD open to remote kernel vulnerability

    A flaw in several versions of the popular operating system could give attackers complete control over vulnerable machines. A patch has been released. 

  • DST switchover causing some problems

    The earlier start to daylight-saving time (DST) went smoothly for some IT administrators, while others spent Sunday troubleshooting problems. 

  • DST security concerns pervade bloggers

    This week in Security Blog Log: IT professionals are spending a lot of time on security issues related to this Sunday's start to daylight-saving time (DST). 

  • Microsoft cancels Patch Tuesday as DST looms

    IT administrators who are struggling to apply all their daylight-saving time (DST) patches will get a break from Microsoft next week, as no new security fixes will be released. 

  • WordPress upgrade fixes 'dangerous' flaw

    Developers of the open source blogging platform WordPress say users should upgrade to version 2.1.2 immediately to address a "dangerous" security hole that was recently attacked. 

  • Citrix update repairs security flaw

    Also in this week's Bug Briefs: Symantec fixes Mail Security flaw, Cisco fixes Catalyst-IOS glitch; McAfee addresses a Mac OS X antivirus flaw; and Mozilla plugs Firefox holes. 

  • Flaws haunt Symantec, IBM, Cisco and IE

    Bug Briefs: Security holes plague Symantec Norton products, IBM DB2; Mozilla Firefox; Trend Micro ServerProtect; Cisco IP phones; Google Desktop; IE and Snort. 

  • Microsoft investigates new Word zero-day; Cisco releases firewall patches

    Microsoft says Office 2000 and Office XP could be affected. Also, Cisco patches firewall flaws that could be exploited to bypass security restrictions or cause a denial of service. 

  • Inside MSRC: Microsoft explains security bulletins

    Microsoft issued 12 new security bulletins in February. Christopher Budd of the Microsoft Security Response Center provides information about the most important fixes. 

  • Microsoft fixes zero-day flaws in Word, Office

    Twelve security updates from Microsoft fix a range of problems, including a flaw in the Malware Protection Engine and previously-exploited zero-days glitches in Word and Office.