Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#372 Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2016
This month the vendor is releasing 13 bulletins, five of which are rated Critical.
#371 ISC to patch versions of DHCP vulnerable to DoS
The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) this week announced that it plans to patch versions of its Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to mitigate a vulnerability that could’ve let a remote attacker cause a denial of service condition.

The group acknowledged on Monday that it plans to release DHCP 4.1-ESV-R13 and DHCP 4.3.4, at some point this month. Both versions will include code that should make the vulnerability harder to exploit.
#370 Adobe patches Reader and Acrobat, teases upcoming Flash update
Adobe today released security updates for its PDF editing and viewing products, Acrobat and Reader, and its ereader for books called Adobe Digital Editions. And while the customary Flash update is missing from today’s monthly rollout, Adobe said a new version of the software will be available “in the coming days.”
#369 Microsoft patches critical vulnerabilities in Edge
Microsoft released a baker’s dozen worth of security bulletins on Tuesday, including five rated critical and two rated important that could result in remote code execution attacks against compromised machines.
#368 Google squishes more critical Android bugs: Nexus, BB Priv patches ready
Google fixes seven critical bugs in its March security patch update but, besides Google's Nexus line, only BlackBerry's Priv has received the patches.
#367 SQL Server for Linux coming in mid-2017
Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise Group, announced today that next year Microsoft will be releasing a version of SQL Server that runs on Linux. A private preview is available today that includes the core relational database features of SQL Server 2016.
#366 Telstra, Cisco unveil SDN products for cloud security, datacentre connection
Telstra and Cisco have announced their three upcoming software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV) products to improve cloud security and global datacentre interconnection, with the first now in beta.
#365 Brazilian coders are pioneering cross-OS malware using JAR files
Java JAR files will run on all three major platforms, Mac, Linux, and Windows, and even on Android devices under special conditions.
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