Adobe Flash is vulnerable to exploit that could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Vulnerability in SSL 3.0
Critical Bash Exploit: Shellshock
Vulnerability in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 before 1.0.1g
New ransomware named CryptoLocker threatens to destroy data unless a payment is made.
Critical Java Vulnerability included in Exploit Kit
This bulletin details four recently published, critical rated, vulnerabillies in Adobe ColdFusion and ways to mitigate the risk of them being exploited including the hotfix for supported versions.
As the use of Java applets on websites continues to diminish and in light of the rash of recent vulnerability exploits, the implications of installing Java for use in web browsers should be considered carefully.
On January 10, 2013, security researchers reported a zeroday vulnerability in Oracle Java 1.7u10.
On November 5th, 2012, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) website announced their researcher had discovered a vulnerability in the way some versions of Symantec Endpoint Protections handle CAB files. This vulnerability may allow an unauthenticated remote or local attacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges on a targeted computer.