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  • Juniper Junos OS Multiple Vulnerabilities April 16, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Juniper Junos OS, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service, elevation of privilege, remote code execution, security restriction bypass and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure System […]
  • GitLab Multiple Vulnerabilities April 16, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in GitLab, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution, security restriction bypass and data manipulation on the targeted system. Impact Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies affected Versions prior to 13.10.3, 13.9.6, and 13.8.8 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise […]
  • Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities April 16, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Google Chrome, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service, remote code execution, 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 Google Chrome (Desktop version) prior […]
  • Adobe Monthly Security Update (April 2021) April 14, 2021
    Adobe has released monthly security update for their products:   Vulnerable Product Risk Level Impacts Notes Details (including CVE) Adobe Photoshop Medium Risk Remote Code Execution   APSB21-28 Adobe Digital Editions Medium Risk Data Manipulation Elevation... Impact Remote Code Execution Elevation of Privilege Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies affected Photoshop 2020 21.2.6 and […]
  • Microsoft Monthly Security Update (April 2021) April 14, 2021
    Microsoft has released monthly security update for their products:   Vulnerable Product Risk Level Impacts Notes Windows High Risk Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure Denial of Service Security Restriction Bypass Spoofing Exploit in the wild... Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure Spoofing System […]
  • Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities April 14, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Google Chrome, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution on the targeted system.   Note: CVE-2021-21206 and CVE-2021-21220 are being exploited in the wild. Impact Remote Code Execution System / Technologies affected Google Chrome (Desktop version) prior to 89.0.4389.128 Solutions Before installation of the software, please […]
  • Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities April 13, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, elevation of privilege, remote code execution and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected SUSE Linux Enterprise […]
  • Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities April 9, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, elevation of privilege, remote code execution, security restriction bypass and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure System / Technologies […]
  • Cisco Products Multiple Vulnerabilities April 8, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Cisco products, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, elevation of privilege, remote code execution, security restriction bypass, sensitive information disclosure and data manipulation on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure Data […]
  • Python Information Disclosure Vulnerability April 7, 2021
    A vulnerability was identified in Python, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger spoofing and disclose sensitive information on the targeted system. Impact Spoofing Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Python version prior to 3.9.4 Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the software manufacturer web-site for more details.   https://blog.python.org/2021/04/python-394-hotfix-is-now-available.html https://docs.python.org/3/whatsnew/changelog.html

RSS GovHK Law & Order

  • FSD backs national security day April 14, 2021
    In support of National Security Education Day today, the Fire Services Department held an open day at the Fire & Ambulance Services Academy in Tseung Kwan O to introduce its training facilities through a guided tour. The event aimed to enhance the public's understanding of the work of fire and ambulance personnel as well as their efforts […]
  • CE visits training school open days April 14, 2021
    Chief Executive Carrie Lam today participated in the open day activities at disciplinary forces training schools organised in support of National Security Education Day. The nation designated April 15 each year as National Security Education Day in 2015. This year marks the sixth National Security Education Day and the first held in Hong Kong after the implementation of […]
  • Police College open day held April 14, 2021
    Police today held an open day at the Hong Kong Police College in support of National Security Education Day. The event aimed to enhance the public’s understanding of national security and the force’s work in it. Apart from the first Chinese-style drill performance by police officers, the activities also comprised Police Band performances and anti-terrorism exercises. There were […]
  • Correctional services holds open day April 14, 2021
    The Correctional Services Department supported National Security Education Day by holding an open day at its staff training institute today to enhance the public's understanding of its work including safeguarding national security. The open day programme included Chinese-style foot drill demonstrations, Dog Unit and Regional Response Team demonstrations on scenario training, e-theatre quiz games and game booths. Exhibitions on […]
  • Customs promotes security education April 14, 2021
    Customs today fully supported National Security Education Day and held the Hong Kong Customs College Open Day to promote national security education. The open day was divided into two sessions in the morning and the afternoon, with a Chinese-style flag raising ceremony and foot drill performance by Customs & Excise Department Guards of Honour members in each […]
  • Flying service joins security activities April 14, 2021
    The Government Flying Service (GFS) today participated in National Security Education Day activities. It provided a static helicopter and a search and rescue equipment display at the Fire & Ambulance Services Academy. The department also demonstrated helicopter medical evacuations and partnered with the Special Duties Unit for counter-terrorism exercises at the Hong Kong Police College. Through taking part in open […]
  • Immigration dept hosts open day April 14, 2021
    The Immigration Department fully supported National Security Education Day with an open day at the Immigration Service Institute of Training & Development today. A series of interactive activities, including exhibitions, videos, game booths, expert talks and professional demonstrations were held to introduce the public to the department's mission and work in safeguarding national and Hong Kong security. A Chinese-style […]
  • Security education day set for Apr 15 April 12, 2021
    The National Security Education Day will be held on April 15, the first one after the Hong Kong National Security Law’s implementation, the Government announced today. The day will also mark the launch of the first National Security Education Day events organised by the Committee for Safeguarding National Security of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  The […]
  • SJ shares arbitration insights April 10, 2021
    Riding on the success of “Why Hong Kong is Irreplaceable” in February which acknowledged Hong Kong’s strength is premised on infrastructure, talents and business opportunity, the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL) co-organised with the Department of Justice a series of “Why Hong Kong” webinars. I was honoured to be invited to deliver a keynote […]
  • Oman offers visa-free access April 8, 2021
    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport holders may visit Oman without a visa for up to 10 days, the Immigration Department announced today. The department received notification from the Honorary Consulate of the Sultanate of Oman in Hong Kong. Noting that Oman is along the Belt & Road, the department said the visa-free arrangement will bring greater […]

RSS GovHK Press Release

  • Government encourages use of community testing centres and mobile specimen collection stations for testing April 16, 2021
         â€‹The Government has been refining its anti-epidemic strategies in accordance with the development of the epidemic, including conducting large-scale COVID-19 testing for groups of different risks under the three key principles of "compulsory testing on a mandatory basis, targeted testing on an obligatory basis and testing on a voluntary basis" with a view […]
  • Appointments to Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee and Lump Sum Grant Independent Complaints Handling Committee announced April 16, 2021
         The Government today (April 16) announced the re-appointment of five incumbent members and the appointment of eight new members to the Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee (LSGSC). The Government also announced the re-appointment of two incumbent members, as well as the appointment of the Chairman, the Vice-chairman and four new members to the […]
  • Government completes enforcement action on compulsory testing notice at building in Tsim Sha Tsui April 16, 2021
         The Yau Tsim Mong District Office together with the Tsim Sha Tsui Police District, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health conducted an enforcement operation today (April 16) at a building in Tsim Sha Tsui, which was included in a compulsory testing notice earlier. The operation started at around 7am and […]
  • Vacancies in North District Council and Eastern District Council April 16, 2021
         The Government declared by notices in the Gazette today (April 16) the existence of two vacant elected seats in the North District Council Shek Wu Hui Constituency and the Eastern District Council Heng Fa Chuen Constituency.      Following the resignation of elected members Mr Lam Cheuk-ting of the North District Council and Ms Wong Yi Christine […]
  • Proposed improvement works at Tsuen Tsing Interchange gazetted April 16, 2021
         The Government gazetted today (April 16) the proposed road works at the Tsuen Tsing Interchange to alleviate traffic congestion and to meet the anticipated traffic demand induced by the future development in the district.             Details of the proposal are set out in the Annex. The plan and scheme of the works are available for […]
  • Special sale arrangements for monthly parking tickets of seven government car parks managed by TD for May April 16, 2021
         â€‹The Transport Department (TD) said today (April 16) that in view of the latest situation of COVID-19, special arrangements will continue to be implemented at the seven government car parks under the management of the TD for the sale of monthly tickets for May to reduce the risk of virus spread in the community.        […]
  • LCSD introduces new measures on booking of recreation and sports facilities to curb touting activities and abuse of concessionary rates April 16, 2021
         The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (April 16) announced that, with effect from May 1 (Saturday), new measures will be introduced to curb suspected touting activities and abuse of concessionary arrangements in booking and use of recreation and sports facilities.      The new measures will take effect on May 1. When a hirer […]
  • Key statistics on service demand of A&E Departments and occupancy rates in public hospitals April 16, 2021
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      During the service demand surge, the Hospital Authority is closely monitoring the service demand of Accident and Emergency Departments and the occupancy rates in public hospitals. Key service statistics are being issued daily for public information. Details are in the appended table.
  • SED's opening remarks at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting April 16, 2021
         Following is the opening remarks (English translation) by the Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung, at the special meeting of the Legislative Council Finance Committee today (April 16): Chairman,       The estimated total expenditure on education in 2021-22 is $110.9 billion. Of this, the recurrent education expenditure increases by $3.6 billion to $100.7 billion, accounting for about […]
  • Red flag hoisted at Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach April 16, 2021
    Attention TV/radio announcers: Please broadcast the following as soon as possible: Here is an item of interest to swimmers.      The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (April 16) that due to big waves, the red flag has been hoisted at Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach in Islands District. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at […]