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Security Alerts & Briefings / Microsoft August 2023 Security...
Last post by Corrine - August 08, 2023, 05:49:43 PM
The Microsoft August 2023 security updates have been released and consist of 72 new patches and 2 advisories. Of the CVEs released, 6 are rated critical, 67 are rated important in severity. At the time of release, none are listed as being under active attack or as publicly known.

The security updates apply to the following products, features and roles: Microsoft Windows and Windows Components; Edge (Chromium-Based); Exchange Server; Office and Office Components; .NET and Visual Studio; ASP.NET; Azure DevOps and HDInsights; Teams; and Windows Defender

See the list of KBs at the bottom of the page at August 2023 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft for information regarding known issues with the security updates as well as the CVEs with FAQs, Mitigations and/or Workarounds. For specific information on Windows 11, version 22H2, see KB5029263 and KB5029253 for Windows 11, version 21H2. For Windows 10, Version 22H2, see KB5029244.

Recommended Reading: See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative -- The August 2023 Security Update Review.
Security Software Programs / Malwarebytes
Last post by Corrine - August 08, 2023, 04:43:50 PM
Malwarebytes v4.5.34.278 component package 1.0.2102.

From Malwarebytes 4.5

Issues fixed
  • Minor fix for update logic

Edit Note: When updating, I received the referenced component package.  However, the version number remained unchanged. I've sent a PM to H4V0C regarding the difference.
Security Alerts & Briefings / Adobe Acrobat/Reader Update Re...
Last post by Corrine - August 08, 2023, 03:51:27 PM
Adobe has released an update with new features, bug fixes and security updates for Acrobat and Acrobat Reader.

The security updates are described as addressing critical, important, and moderate vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could lead to application denial-of-service, security feature bypass, memory leak, and arbitrary code execution.

Update or Complete Download
Adobe Acrobat and Reader were updated to version 23.003.20269 for Windows.  Updates should become available via the internal updater or checks can be manually activated by choosing Help/Check for Updates. 

Reader DC and other versions are available here:

Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional.

Release Notes
Mozilla sent Firefox Version 116.0.2 to the Release Channel.

  • Fixes an issue that was causing keystrokes to be scrambled for users using ZoneAlarm anti-keylogger. (bug 1847033).

Update: To get the update now, select "Help" from the Firefox menu, then pick "About Firefox".  Mac users need to select "About Firefox" from the Firefox menu.  For non-English versions, Fully Localized Versions are available for download.

Release Notes
Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by Corrine - August 06, 2023, 02:16:55 AM
Thank you all for the birthday wishes.
Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by Ria - August 05, 2023, 04:14:39 PM
Happy Birthday our dear friend! 💐💕
Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by v_v - August 05, 2023, 02:49:20 PM
Does the "rose" bloom annually?

I don't know, but our "rose" is definitely a perennial!

H  A  P  P  Y      B  I  R  T  H  D  A  Y      !  !  !

May your special day be 'fragrant' with 'delight!'

[plodr, rob, and panos want to stuff you with cakes but be wary! - Ha Ha!]
Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by winchester73 - August 05, 2023, 01:01:09 PM
Happy birthday dear friend
Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by xrobwx71 - August 05, 2023, 12:40:52 PM
Happy Birthday, Corrine!!!

Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy Birthday, Corrine!
Last post by plodr - August 05, 2023, 11:45:38 AM
Happy Birthday, Corrine!
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