Active Exploitation of Recently Disclosed Vulnerabilities
Date: 17 July 2015
The purpose of this alert is to bring attention to recently disclosed vulnerabilities and their active exploitation.
CCIRC is aware of attacks exploiting recently patched zero-day vulnerabilities. As a result, CCIRC would like to raise awareness concerning these potentially serious vulnerabilities, as they may be exploited by malicious actors to perform a range of fraudulent activities, such as accessing sensitive information and installing malware.
Due to the elevated risk that these vulnerabilities present, CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly. CCIRC recommends that priority is given to these patches.
- CVE-2015-5119 Adobe Flash Player
CCIRC's Advisory AV15-060: Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player
- CVE-2015-5120, CVE-2015-5121, CVE-2015-5122 & CVE-2015-5123 Adobe Flash Player
CCIRC's Advisory AV15-062: Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for July 2015
CVE-2015-2590 Oracle Java
CCIRC's Advisory AV15-063: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – July 2015
CVE-2015-0349 & CVE-2015-2387 Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability & Escalation Vulnerability
CCIRC's Advisory AV15-037: Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for April 2015 http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/cybr-ctr/2015/av15-037-eng.aspx
- CVE-2015-2424 & CVE-2015-2425 Microsoft Office & Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CCIRC's Advisory AV15-064: Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary for July 2015
TR11-001 Malware Infection Recovery Guide
TR15-004 Top 30 Targeted High Risk Vulnerabilities
Note to Readers
In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.
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