Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Mozilla Firefox Version 54.0


FirefoxMozilla sent Firefox Version 54.0 to the release channel today.  Firefox ESR was updated to version 52. The update includes 1 (one) critical, 8 (eight) high and 1 (one) moderate security update.

The next scheduled release is August 8, 2017 (5 week cycle with release for critical fixes as needed).

New
  • Added Burmese (my) locale
  • Added support for multiple content processes (e10s-multi)
  • Simplified the download button and download status panel

Changed
  • Moved the mobile bookmarks folder to the main bookmarks menu for easier access
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. If you do not use the English language version, Fully Localized Versions are available for download.

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Microsoft Security Updates for June, 2017



The June Microsoft updates address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, Silverlight, Skype for Business and Lync and Adobe Flash Player for Windows 8.1 and above.  Addressed in the updates are Remote Code Execution and Elevation of Privilege.  

Known Issues
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For more information about the updates released today, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary.  Information about the update for Windows 10 is available at Windows 10 Update history.

To have a better understanding about the updates released today, see the Zero Day Initiative — The June 2017 Security Update Review by Dustin Childs.

    Additional Update Notes

    • Adobe Flash Player -- For Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows 10, Adobe Flash Player is now a security bulletin rather than a security advisory and is included with the updates as identified above.
    • MSRT -- Microsoft released an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center. 
    • Windows 10 -- A summary of important product developments included in each update, with links to more details is available at Windows 10 Update History. The page will be regularly refreshed, as new updates are released.

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      Adobe Critical Shockware Player Update

      Shockwave Player Adobe has released a critical security update for Adobe Shockwave Player which update address a memory corruption that could potentially lead to remote code execution.

      Although I have yet to need Shockwave Player on this computer, there are still many people who use it.  If you have Shockwave Player installed, please update to the latest version.

      Release date: June 13, 2017
      Vulnerability identifier: APSB17-18

      CVE number: CVE-2017-3086
      Platform: Windows

      The newest version 12.2.9.199 is available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.  As usual, watch for any pre-checked add-ons not needed for the update.

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      Adobe Flash Player Critical Security Update

      Adobe Flashplayer

      Adobe has released Version 26.0.0.126 of Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Chrome and Linux.

      These updates address critical vulnerabilities including a use-after-free vulnerability that could lead to code execution and memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution.

      Release date:  June 13, 2017
      Vulnerability identifier: APSB17-17
      CVE Numbers:   CVE-2017-3075, CVE-2017-3081, CVE-2017-3083, CVE-2017-3084, CVE-2017-3076, CVE-2017-3077, CVE-2017-3078, CVE-2017-3079, CVE-2017-3082
      Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS

      Update:

      *Important Note:  Downloading the update from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center link includes a pre-checked option to install unnecessary extras, such as McAfee Scan Plus or Google Drive.  If you use the download center, uncheck any unnecessary extras that you do not want.  They are not needed for the Flash Player update.

        Verify Installation

        To verify the Adobe Flash Player version number installed on your computer, go to the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe Flash Player" from the menu. 

        Do this for each browser installed on your computer.

        To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player for Android, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Adobe Flash Player x.x.

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