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Orangutang Foundation – January Update

Overt Software Solutions are proud supports of the Orangutang Foundation. The Orangutang foundation have recently sent a January Update to see all of the updates please see the email here   JANUARY UPDATE ORANGUTAN FOUNDATION: 2016 IN PICTURES AND NUMBERS. A HUGE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. 6,000 wild Bornean orangutans live in the Belantikan region. […]

IIS Denial of Service Vulnerability CVE-2015-1635

A recent exploit (CVE-2015-1635) affecting IIS was released yesterday. The exploit is a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in the HTTP.sys. Versions of Windows that are vulnerable: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. HTTP.sys is used by any version of IIS running on […]

Kerberos Critical Security Patch

Microsoft released a critical out of cycle patch yesterday (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS14-068). The security vulnerability affects Microsoft Windows Kerberos KDCs, allowing remote attackers to elevate unprivileged domain user account privileges to those of the domain administrator account. We are notifying you of this, as some of our clients use Kerberos to provide seamless logins to their Shibboleth […]

Orange Day – Orangutan Awareness

Here at Overt we are passionate about many charitable organisations. Recently Overt Software has become a patron of the Orangutan Foundation. The Orangutan Foundation was founded in 1990. They are the foremost conservation organisation which works activly across the range of both Orangutan species. Their Mission: “Saving orangutans by protecting their tropical forest habitat, working with […]

Shibboleth Identity Provider 2.4.3 Released

The Shibboleth Project has released a patch update, V2.4.3, of the Identity Provider software, along with an update of the OpenSAML library, 2.6.4. This release primarily addresses the security advisory just announced addressing a denial of service vulnerability in the Xerces XML parser, and fixes a bug in the code around scripted attributes when Java […]