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February 2014 Patch Tuesday

Posted February 11, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

February’s Patch Tuesday comes to us with patches for XML Core Services, IPv6, Direct2D, Forefront, .NET, Internet Explorer, and VBScript. There are a total of seven bulletins (4 critical, 3 important) addressing 31 unique vulnerabilities. Most notable this month is the patch for Internet Explorer, MS14-010, which fixes 24 vulnerabilities: over two thirds of this…

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Staring At The Clouds… BeyondSaaS

Posted February 11, 2014    Morey Haber

Daydreamers tend to stare at the clouds and imagine entities from the shapes they see. Our minds form relationships from the bulges, wedges, and puffy forms to make animals, star ships, and people. From the clouds looking down, we see roads, farms, buildings, and all the physical entities we interact with everyday. For our information…

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Greylisting Applications with PowerBroker for Windows Risk Compliance

Posted February 10, 2014    Morey Haber

PowerBroker for Windows is designed to elevate privileges on an application based on rules. It does so using technology that does not alter the user but rather the security token for the application at runtime. The results allow a standard user to launch and interact with an application that requires administrative privileges, without changing the…

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BeyondInsight Reports: All The Difference In The World

Posted February 7, 2014    Morey Haber

Last week, we announced the release of the BeyondInsight IT Risk Management Platform, which provides a central environment for managing several of our PowerBroker Privileged Account Management and Retina Vulnerability Management solutions. A quick look at the BeyondInsight Analytics and Reporting module uncovers a startling revelation for our competitors and a hidden gem for our…

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Plex Media Server Multiple Vulnerabilities

Disclosed February 6, 2014    Zeroday : 296 days
Vendors: Plex
Vulnerability Severity: High
Exploit Impact: Remote Code Execution
Exploit Availability: No Exploit Available
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Publish-It Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Disclosed February 5, 2014    Zeroday : 297 days
Vendors: PosterSW
Vulnerability Severity: High
Exploit Impact: Remote Code Execution
Exploit Availability: No Exploit Available
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BeyondTrust Receives 5 Star Rating from SC Magazine

Posted February 4, 2014    Sarah Lieber

Recently our UVM20 Security Management Appliance received a perfect 5-star review + “Best Buy” recognition from SC Magazine. Read the full review here. The UVM20 includes several pre-installed and pre-configured solutions: Retina Network Security Scanner, PowerBroker for UNIX/Linux, and PowerBroker for Windows, plus our patch management, regulatory reporting and configuration compliance modules — in addition…

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The 5 Things Every Linux Administrator Should (and Should Not) Do When It Comes to Privileged Account Management

Posted February 3, 2014    Sarah Lieber

When it comes to privileged account management the list of things an administrator can do to protect their environment is seemingly never ending. Last week we hosted a webinar with Oracle Linux and presented a list of 5 things every Linux administrator should, and should not, do when managing privileged accounts. Given the current security…

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bloofoxCMS Multiple Vulnerabilities

Disclosed January 31, 2014    Zeroday : 302 days
Vendors: bloofoxCMS
Vulnerability Severity: Medium
Exploit Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Exploit Availability: Publicly Available
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We’re Getting Pumped up for RSA

Posted January 30, 2014    Sarah Lieber

Here at BeyondTrust we’re getting pumped up for RSA, which takes place Feb 24th – 27th, 2014! This year in San Francisco we’re going to demonstrate how our PowerBroker Privilege Management and Retina Vulnerability Management solutions ensure that IT environments are healthy and ready to fend off threats. We’ll also be featuring some amazing “feats…

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