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Fat-thumbed dev slashes Samba security

Remote code execution in all versions since 3.5.0, so it's patching time! Sysadmins tending Samba need to get patching.…

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years....

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little.

Subtitle Hack Leaves 200 Million Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution

Attackers can remotely execute code on targeted systems via specially crafted subtitle files for videos.

Spiked! Mimosa Wireless kit has multiple security holes

Clients, access points and backhaul all need firmware patch before attacks ferment 5G wireless vendor Mimosa Wireless has patched against a bunch of remote code execution, denial-of-service and file disclosure vulnerabilities.…

WannaCry ransomware used in widespread attacks all over the world

Earlier today, our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.
In these attacks, data is encrypted with the extension “.WCRYrdquo; added to the filenames. Our analysis indicates the attack, dubbed “WannaCryrdquo;, is initiated through an SMBv2 remote code execution in Microsoft Windows.

Vanilla Forums has a plain-flavoured zero-day

PHPMailer bug leads to remote code execution via HTTP The popular Vanilla Forums software needs patching against a remote code execution zero-day first reported to the developers in December 2016.…

Microsoft Responds Rapidly to Google Project Zero Vulnerability Report

NEW ANALYSIS: Microsoft has not always been quick to patch security issues reported by Google researchers, but in the case of a new remote code execution flaw, the story is different.

Veritas plugs a bunch of NetBackup vulns

Paranormal bugs in bprd Veritas has patched multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in its NetBackup software and the appliance by the same name.…

Massive vulnerability in Windows Defender leaves most Windows PCs vulnerable

PCs can be compromised when Defender scans an e-mail or IM; patch has been issued.

Microsoft releases emergency patch for ‘crazy bad’ Windows zero-day bug

The vulnerability has been dubbed the worst Windows remote code execution flaw in recent memory.

Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router Universal Plug-and-Play Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) implementation in the Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router could allow an unauthenticated, Layer 2–adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service ...

​Android security: Google’s May update hits bugs with critical patches for...

Google's updates for Nexus and Pixel devices address critical bugs that could lead to remote code execution.