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  • VMWare Products Multiple Vulnerabilities May 19, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in VMware products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger security restriction bypass and elevation of privilege. Impact Security Restriction Bypass Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected VMware Workspace ONE Access (Access) VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) VMware Cloud Foundation vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Solutions […]
  • ISC BIND Denial Of Service Vulnerability May 19, 2022
    A vulnerability was identified in BIND, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger denial of service condition on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service System / Technologies affected BIND version prior to 9.18.3 (Current Stable) BIND version prior to 9.19.1 (Development) Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details.   […]
  • SUSE Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities May 17, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in SUSE Linux Kernel. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, remote code execution, elevation of privilege and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Security Restriction Bypass Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected SUSE Linux Enterprise […]
  • Apple Products Multiple Vulnerabilities May 17, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Apple Products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger information disclosure, remote code execution, security restriction bypass, elevation of privilege, denial of service and data manipulation on the targeted system.   Note: CVE-2022... Impact Information Disclosure Remote Code Execution Elevation of Privilege Security Restriction Bypass Data […]
  • Apache Tomcat Information Disclosure Vulnerability May 17, 2022
    A vulnerability has been identified in Apache Tomcat. A remote user can exploit this vulnerability to trigger information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Apache Tomcat version 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.20 Apache Tomcat version 8.5.0 to 8.5.75 Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more […]
  • Ubuntu Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities May 16, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Ubuntu Linux Kernal. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution, denial of service, security restriction bypass and information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM […]
  • Red Hat Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities May 11, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Red Hat Kernel. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service, remote code execution, sensitive information disclosure and elevation of privilege on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected Red Hat CodeReady Linux […]
  • Microsoft Monthly Security Update (May 2022) May 11, 2022
    Microsoft has released monthly security update for their products:   Vulnerable Product Risk Level Impacts Notes Exchange Server Medium Risk Elevation of Privilege   Windows High Risk Remote Code Execution Denial of Service Security Restriction Bypass Spoofing Information... Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure Spoofing System […]
  • Adobe Monthly Security Update (May 2022) May 11, 2022
    Adobe has released monthly security update for their products:   Vulnerable Product Risk Level Impacts Notes Details (including CVE) Adobe Character Animator Medium Risk Remote Code Execution   APSB22-21 Adobe ColdFusion Medium Risk Cross-site Scripting... Impact Cross-Site Scripting Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Adobe Character Animator 2021 4.4.2 and earlier versions […]
  • Fortinet Products Multiple Vulnerabilities May 10, 2022
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Fortinet Products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger elevation of privilege on the targeted system. Impact Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected FortiClientWindows version 6.0.X FortiClientWindows version 6.2.X FortiClientWindows version 6.4.0 through 6.4.6 FortiClientWindows version 7.0.0 through 7.0.2 FortiIsolator versions 2.3.2 and below Solutions […]

RSS GovHK Law & Order

  • Judicial conduct guide updated May 15, 2022
    The Judiciary today published the 2022 Guide to Judicial Conduct, an update to the 2004 edition. In the years since the judicial conduct guide was first published in 2004, the topic of judicial conduct has seen much discussion and development. Given the increasingly complex conditions in which judging takes place and the increased public interest in the […]
  • SJ addresses lawyers at webinar May 11, 2022
    Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng today spoke to lawyers on Hong Kong’s opportunities as an international and legal dispute resolution centre under the National 14th Five-Year Plan at a webinar. At the event attended by about 200 in-house counsel and lawyers in private practice, Ms Cheng pointed out that the 14th Five-Year Plan and the Outline […]
  • Police arrests evidence-based May 11, 2022
    The Government today stated that any law enforcement actions taken by the law enforcement agencies are based on evidence, strictly according to the law and for the acts of the people concerned, and have absolutely nothing to do with their profession or religion. It made the statement in response to media enquiries about five trustees of […]
  • 80k counterfeit goods seized May 10, 2022
    Customs seized about 80,000 suspected counterfeit items with an estimated market value of more than $22 million and arrested five people during an operation against cross-boundary shipment and the local sale of fake goods. The seized goods included watches, mobile phone accessories, sunglasses and fashion accessories. Codenamed "Tracer II", the operation was conducted from April 26 to May 9. By […]
  • Govt prepares for Article 23 May 10, 2022
    Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung today said the Government will work on the enactment of Article 23 of the Basic Law as soon as possible. Speaking to the media at the Legislative Council Complex, Mr Tang explained that the consultation work on Article 23 has been postponed. “Originally, we were thinking that we should launch a public consultation on […]
  • Law & order situation stable May 10, 2022
    Hong Kong’s law and order situation in the first quarter of this year remained stable, with a 6.2% drop in total crime cases compared to the same period last year, Police said today. A total of 13,866 crime cases were recorded in the period. Decreases were registered in robbery, burglary, wounding and serious assault, criminal intimidation, criminal […]
  • Fake news to be addressed May 10, 2022
    Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung today said the Government is considering the experience and methods of other countries and regions in tackling fake news and false information. Mr Tang told lawmakers the Home Affairs Bureau has commissioned a consultancy to study legislation enacted in overseas jurisdictions in recent years for regulating disinformation and provide recommendations regarding […]
  • SJ signs co-operation arrangement May 10, 2022
    Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng today signed a framework arrangement for collaboration with Chinese Institute of Hong Kong Executive Vice-President Prof Huang Ping who is authorised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Such an arrangement will enable exchanges and co-operation concerning rule of law research in an effort to continue fostering the building of […]
  • FSD responds to Coroner's verdict May 9, 2022
    The Fire Services Department (FSD) said it will thoroughly study the recommendations in today's Coroner's Court verdict on the firefighting operation of a No. 4 fire at Amoycan Industrial Centre in June 2016. The FSD also conveyed its deepest condolences to the families of the two personnel who died during the operation. The department has implemented a […]
  • CE election lawfully held May 8, 2022
    Chief Executive-elect John Lee today said the 2022 Chief Executive Election was held according to the law under the improved electoral system. Mr Lee was responding to a statement issued by the European Union concerning the election that was held yesterday. “I disagree (with them) and I think they were wrong because the election was conducted according […]

RSS GovHK Press Release

  • Sick person in custody dies in public hospital May 20, 2022
         A sick 67-year-old male remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died in a public hospital today (May 20).      The person in custody suffered from lung cancer. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. On May 10, he was sent to a public hospital […]
  • Appointments to Airport Authority Hong Kong May 20, 2022
         The Government today (May 20) announced the re-appointment of two serving members, as well as the appointment of two new members, to the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) with effect from June 1, 2022.      The two serving members to be re-appointed are Dr Lo Wai-kwok and Mr Stuart Thomson Gulliver. Dr […]
  • New round of electricity charges subsidy for residential accounts to begin in June 2022 May 20, 2022
         A new round of electricity charges subsidy of $1,000 will be provided to each eligible residential electricity account from June 2022. The subsidy is one of the one-off relief measures announced by the Financial Secretary in the 2022-23 Budget to alleviate the economic pressure of the public caused by the epidemic.     […]
  • May 31 deadline for proposals to alter rateable values May 20, 2022
         The Rating and Valuation Department (RVD) today (May 20) reminded members of the public that proposals to alter the rateable value of properties effective from April 1 this year must be served on the Commissioner of Rating and Valuation by May 31. Proposals served after May 31 would not be accepted.     […]
  • Three historic buildings declared as monuments (with photos) May 20, 2022
         The Government today (May 20) gazetted a notice announcing that the Antiquities Authority (i.e. the Secretary for Development) has declared Jamia Mosque and Hong Kong City Hall in Central, and Lui Seng Chun in Mong Kok as monuments under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance.        Located on Shelley Street, Jamia Mosque is […]
  • Proposed road works at Shun Tung Road in Tung Chung gazetted May 20, 2022
         The Government gazetted today (May 20) the proposed road works at Shun Tung Road in Tung Chung to serve the anticipated traffic demand induced by the Tung Chung New Town Extension Project.      Details of the proposed works are set out in the Annex. The plans and scheme are available for public inspection at the following […]
  • ENB to offer nearly 1 000 environmental-related jobs under third round of Green Employment Scheme May 20, 2022
         A spokesman for the Environment Bureau (ENB) said today (May 20) that more than 600 environmental-related and time-limited jobs will be created or subsidised under the new round of the Green Employment Scheme (GES) this year. The ENB will also relaunch the Graduates Subsidy Programme, which subsidises enterprises to employ about 300 graduates […]
  • Six-month pilot trial on use of electric mobility devices to be held on cycle tracks at Pak Shek Kok from May 23 May 20, 2022
         The Transport Department (TD) today (May 20) said that the department and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation will jointly hold a six-month pilot trial on the use of electric mobility devices on an approximately 3-kilometre-long cycle track section at Pak Shek Kok between University Station and the Science Park from May 23 to […]
  • Government enforces "restriction-testing declaration" and compulsory testing notice in respect of specified "restricted area" in Richland Gardens, Kowloon Bay May 20, 2022
         The Government yesterday (May 19) exercised the power under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation (Cap. 599J) to make a "restriction-testing declaration" effective from 5.30pm yesterday, under which people (hereafter referred to as "persons subject to compulsory testing") within the specified "restricted area" in Kowloon Bay (i.e. Block 5 […]
  • Government enforces "restriction-testing declaration" and compulsory testing notice in respect of specified "restricted area" in Yeung Shue House, Lei Muk Shue Estate, Tsuen Wan May 20, 2022
         The Government yesterday (May 19) exercised the power under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation (Cap. 599J) to make a "restriction-testing declaration" effective from 6.30pm yesterday, under which people (hereafter referred to as "persons subject to compulsory testing") within the specified "restricted area" in Tsuen Wan (i.e. Yeung […]