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Oracle to patch 79 DB server vulnerabilities

Summary: The most serious of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.

Oracle’s first batch of critical patch updates for 2012 will be super-sized: 79 new security vulnerability fixes across hundreds of Oracle products.

The security fixes, scheduled for next Tuesday (January 17, 2012), will cover holes in the flagship Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle Application Server 10g and numerous additional products and components. Continue reading Oracle to patch 79 DB server vulnerabilities

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VLC Media Player 1.1.13 patched Buffer Overflow vulnerability

VLC released updated version 1.1.13 in order to fix the Security vulnerability in the TiVo demuxer.
About the Vulnerability:
When parsing the header of an invalid TY file, the heap might be corrupted.If successful, a malicious third party could crash the VLC media player process. Arbitrary code execution might be possible on some systems, though this is unconfirmed. Continue reading VLC Media Player 1.1.13 patched Buffer Overflow vulnerability