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Apache Releases Security Update for Apache HTTP Server

(Updated October 7, 2021)

Apache has released additional fixes for CVE-2021-41773, which is tracked as CVE-2021-42013. For more information see the Apache vulnerabilities page

(Originally published October 6, 2021)

CISA Releases Security Advisory for Honeywell Experion and ACE Controllers

CISA has released an Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) advisory detailing multiple vulnerabilities affecting all versions of Honeywell Experion Process Knowledge System C200, C200E, C300, and ACE controllers. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Be Cyber Smart During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CISA and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) remind users to continue to “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” during October—2021’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month!
In 2021, CISA and NCSA will focus on different outreach themes each week to include:  

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 94.0.4606.71  for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release Note and apply the necessary update as soon as possible.

CISA and NSA Release Guidance on Selecting and Hardening VPNs

The National Security Agency (NSA) and CISA have released the cybersecurity information sheet Selecting and Hardening Standards-based Remote Access VPN Solutions to address the potential security risks associated with using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

RCE Vulnerability in Hikvision Cameras (CVE-2021-36260)

Hikvision has released updates to mitigate a command injection vulnerability—CVE-2021-36260—in Hikvision cameras that use a web server service. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected device.