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Patches: Archive: March 2012 

Flash Adds Silent Security Updates

The latest version of Flash introduces an automated process for installing security updates -- and patches a security flaw demonstrated at Pwn2Own.

Apache Traffic Server Gets Security Update

The update patches a vulnerability that could lead to a denial of service condition.

Pidgin 2.10.2 Fixes Two DoS Vulnerabilities

Versions up to and including 2.10.1 are affected.

Cisco Patches Critical Vulnerability in Security Appliances

The flaw in the ASA Series Adaptive Security Appliances could be used to execute arbitrary code.

XnView Gets Security Update

Version 1.98.8 of the image viewer patches three highly critical security flaws.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Critical Bug in Remote Desktop Protocol

This month's update from Redmond includes six security advisories, but a pair of IE zero-day exploits demonstrated at last week's Pwn2Own hacking contest remain unpatched.

Browser Hacking Contests Leave $895,000 in Unclaimed Prize Money

Last-minute zero day exploits poked holes in Chrome and Firefox at CanSecWest, and a teenager won $60,000 -- but the vast majority of Google's prize money was left on table.

Adobe Patches Two Security Flaws in Flash Player

The flaws are described as Priority 2 vulnerabilities.