RSS HKCERT

  • SA20102301 Cisco Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 23, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Cisco, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Cross-Site ScriptingDenial of ServiceElevation of PrivilegeRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassInformation DisclosureSystem / Technology Affected Cisco Firepower Threat Defense SoftwareCisco Firepower Management Center SoftwareCisco Firepower 1000 SeriesCisco Firepower 2100 SeriesCisco Firepower 4110 SeriesCisco Adaptive Security Appliance SoftwareCisco FXOS SoftwarePlease […]
  • SA20102201 Mozilla Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 21, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Mozilla, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Denial of ServiceRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassSystem / Technology AffectedVersions prior to: Firefox ESR 78.4Firefox 82Thunderbird 78.4 SolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details. Apply fixes issued by the vendor:Firefox ESR 78.4Firefox 82Thunderbird 78.4
  • SA20102104 Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities October 21, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Google Chrome, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Remote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassInformation DisclosureSystem / Technology Affected Google Chrome (Desktop version) prior to 86.0.4240.111SolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor's web-site for more details. Apply fixes issued by the vendor: Google Chrome 86.0.4240.111
  • SA20102103 Oracle Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 21, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Oracle, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Cross-Site ScriptingDenial of ServiceRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassInformation DisclosureData ManipulationSystem / Technology Affected MySQL Java SE Oracle Database Server WebLogic Server For other Oracle products, please refer to the link below:https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.htmlSolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor […]
  • SA20102102 VMWare Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 21, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in VMware, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Denial of ServiceRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassInformation DisclosureSystem / Technology Affected VMware ESXi version 6.5, 6.7 and 7.0VMware NSX-T version 2.5.x, 3.xVMware Workstation version 15.x, 16.xVMware Fusion version 11.x, 12.xVMware Cloud Foundation version 3.x and 4.xvCenter Server version […]
  • SA20102101 Adobe Monthly Security Update (Oct 2020) October 20, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Products, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Remote Code ExecutionSystem / Technology Affected Photoshop CC 2019 20.0.10 and earlier versionsPhotoshop 2020 21.2.2 and earlier versionsAdobe Media Encoder 14.4 and earlier versionsAdobe InDesign 15.1.2 and earlier versionsCreative Cloud Desktop Application (old installer)  5.2 and earlier versionsCreative Cloud […]
  • SA20101901 Microsoft Products Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities October 19, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Microsoft Products, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Remote Code ExecutionSystem / Technology Affected Microsoft Windows 10 Codecs Library Visual Studio CodeSolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details. Apply fixes issued by the vendor.
  • SA20101604 McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Multiple Vulnerabilities October 16, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Cross-Site ScriptingDenial of ServiceRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassSystem / Technology Affected Version ePO 5.9.xVersion ePO 5.10.0 prior to ePO 5.10.0 Update 9SolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details. Apply fixes […]
  • SA20101603 Adobe Magento Multiple Vulnerabilities October 16, 2020
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Magento, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Cross-Site ScriptingRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction BypassInformation DisclosureSystem / Technology Affected Magento Commerce 2.3.5-p1 and earlier versionsMagento Commerce 2.3.5-p2 and earlier versionsMagento Commerce 2.4.0 and earlier versionsMagento Open Source 2.3.5-p1 and earlier versionsMagento Open Source 2.3.5-p2 and earlier […]
  • SA20101602 IBM WebSphere Application Server Security Restriction Bypass Vulnerability October 16, 2020
    A vulnerability has been identified in IBM WebSphere Application Server, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Security Restriction BypassSystem / Technology Affected WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 - 20.0.0.10SolutionsBefore installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details. Apply fixes issued by the vendor: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6348216

RSS GovHK Law & Order

  • Statement on surrender case issued October 22, 2020
    To resolve homicide case suspect Chan Tong-kai’s surrender to Taiwan, the first step has to be taken by the Taiwan side in allowing Mr Chan's entry, the Security Bureau said today. In a statement, the bureau noted that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government hopes that the matter can be resolved as soon as possible, […]
  • HK-Finland legal pact suspended October 22, 2020
    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today issued a notice to the Consulate General of Finland to suspend the agreement on the surrender of fugitive offenders. It took the action in accordance with the Central People's Government's instruction, noting that it is an international practice to safeguard national security through enactment of laws. The Hong Kong SAR […]
  • New surveillance judge named October 22, 2020
    The Chief Executive, on the Chief Justice’s recommendation, has appointed Justice Poon Siu-tung as a panel judge under the Interception of Communications & Surveillance Ordinance, the Government announced today. Justice Poon is to succeed Justice Mohan Tarachand Bharwaney and the appointment is for three years from October 25. Panel judges consider applications for authorisations of interception and […]
  • Bay area lawyer guidelines lauded October 22, 2020
    The Department of Justice has welcomed a State Council General Office document that contains guidelines on a pilot programme for Hong Kong and Macau legal practitioners to practise law in the nine Pearl River Delta municipalities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The document released yesterday, specified the requirements for the legal professional qualifying examination, […]
  • Taiwan urged to allow suspect’s entry October 20, 2020
    Secretary for Security John Lee today urged Taiwan authorities to allow entry to homicide case suspect Chan Tong-kai, given he has offered to surrender. Mr Lee made the remarks in response to media enquiries about the case, saying that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government cannot take any compulsory measures against Mr Chan as he […]
  • HK won’t interfere in Mainland case October 20, 2020
    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government will not request the Mainland authorities to return the 12 absconded suspects to Hong Kong before completion of the legal proceedings on the Mainland. Secretary for Security John Lee made the statement when answering lawmakers’ questions in the Legislative Council today. He said that every individual should take responsibility for […]
  • Suspect's refugee status opposed October 20, 2020
    On media reports that Germany has allegedly granted refugee status to a Hong Kong suspect who reportedly committed serious crimes and jumped bail, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today expressed strong opposition to Germany’s move, if confirmed to be true. In response to press enquiries on the matter, the Hong Kong SAR Government said Chief […]
  • Joint fire, rescue drill held October 19, 2020
    An inter-departmental vegetation fire and mountain rescue exercise was held at the MacLehose Trail at Eagle's Nest (Tsim Shan), Kowloon today. The Fire Services Department (FSD), Police, Government Flying Service, Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department, Auxiliary Medical Service, Civil Aid Service, Home Affairs Department, Social Welfare Department and the Hospital Authority participated in the exercise. About 80 […]
  • 1970-72 smart ID replacement set October 18, 2020
    Hong Kong residents born in 1970, 1971 or 1972 should apply for a new smart identity card at a Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre from November 2 to April 30 next year, the Immigration Department announced today. Bookings can be made online, on the department’s mobile application or by calling the 24-hour hotline at 2121 1234. The card replacement […]
  • France, Russia listed as high-risk October 15, 2020
    The Government will gazette the latest specifications today to impose conditions on travellers who visited France and Russia within 14 days before arriving in Hong Kong to reduce the health risk they may bring to the city. The Food & Health Bureau said the global epidemic situation is becoming increasingly severe, noting that the daily number […]

RSS GovHK Press Release

  • Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected scheduled manta ray gills (with photos) October 25, 2020
         Hong Kong Customs seized about 330 kilograms of suspected endangered manta ray gills with an estimated market value of about $900,000 at the Hong Kong International Airport on October 25.      Through risk assessment, Customs officers inspected an air consignment declared as dried fish gills arrived from Sri Lanka on that day. The suspected scheduled manta […]
  • Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases October 25, 2020
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      As at 9am today (October 25), six COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 5 047 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.             At present, there are 614 negative pressure rooms in public […]
  • Police response on Chan Tong-kai case October 25, 2020
         Regarding the Taiwan homicide case, Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) have been actively following up with the deceased’s family and maintaining communication.      HKPF and the police unit in Taiwan have handled cases through a police co-operation mechanism. The mechanism is in charge by dedicated officers of HKPF who maintain regular communication with Taiwan. HKPF would […]
  • CHP investigates six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 October 25, 2020
         The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has announced that as of 0.00am, October 25, the CHP was investigating six additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), taking the number of cases to 5 296 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 5 295 confirmed cases and one probable case).      Among […]
  • Appeal for information on missing woman in Tin Sum (with photo) October 25, 2020
         Police today (October 25) appealed to the public for information on a woman who went missing in Tin Sum.      Liu Wai-lan, aged 49, went missing after she was last seen at Tsok Pok Hang yesterday (October 24) afternoon. Her family made a report to Police on the same day.      She is about 1.56 metres tall, […]
  • Liquor Licensing Board to meet on Tuesday October 25, 2020
    The following is issued on behalf of the Liquor Licensing Board:        The Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) will meet on Tuesday (October 27) to consider an application for renewal of liquor licence.        The application is:   Fung Choi Restaurant in Jordan        The board will also consider revocation of the liquor […]
  • Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases October 24, 2020
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      As at 9am today (October 24), 12 COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 5 041 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.             At present, there are 614 negative pressure rooms in public […]
  • CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 October 24, 2020
         The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has announced that as of 0.00am, October 24, the CHP was investigating five additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), taking the number of cases to 5 290 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 5 289 confirmed cases and one probable case).      Among […]
  • Transcript of remarks by SLW on $2 transport fare concession scheme and business restructuring of Cathay Group October 24, 2020
         Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Dr Law Chi-kwong, on $2 transport fare concession scheme and business restructuring of Cathay Group after attending a radio programme this morning (October 24):   Reporter: Secretary, can you clarify if the Government is shelving the plan to extend the transport […]
  • Chai Wan Public Fill Barging Point to reopen October 24, 2020
    Attention TV/radio announcers:   Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:        As the Hong Kong Observatory has cancelled all typhoon warning signals, the Civil Engineering and Development Department today (October 24) announced that the Chai Wan Public Fill Barging Point will be reopened at 1.15pm for public use.  

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