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Symantec Security Threatcon Status for 2012-08-09
The ThreatCon is at level 1. Microsoft has released their scheduled security advisories for July 2012. There have been no reports of newly discovered exploitation in the wild.
A vulnerability has been discovered in Parallels Plesk Panel which allows the administrator password to be recovered by an attacker. The code to exploit the vulnerability is in the wild. Please apply the patch if you have not already done so.
On July 10, 2012, Parallels has released a fix for its Plesk Panel application to correct a previously unknown vulnerability which allows the administrator password to be recovered by an attacker. The code to exploit the vulnerability is currently being sold on the internet and potentially allows passwords to be compromised. There has been no widepsread malicious activity since Parallels released the fix.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2012
CVE-2012-1889 in Action
Plesk 0Day For Sale As Thousands of Sites Hacked
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