Updates 2014-08-27

Hi, Folks!

It’s not Patch Tuesday! But just the same, there were a few security updates released in the last couple days that you need to install.

Microsoft has released an out-of-cycle security update for Windows. A reboot is required.
http://update.microsoft.com/

Don’t forget to check your mobile devices, too! Many updates will also apply to your tablet, phone, kindle or television – so check your device-appropriate App Store and install updates.

Important Notes

Everything above this section should be checked by everyone on every computer. Chances are good that close to every single computer you touch will be affected by those updates. This is not the case with the items below, though you should still check each line item below to see if it applies to software you have installed.

Please remember that while I list many different applications within these updates, most people should ONLY install updates for a program if they already have a previous version of that program installed.

It is essential to maintain all the applications you have installed on your computer, but often you can minimize the time investment and the potential for exploitation simply by uninstalling software you do not need.

Also note that using the applications own “check for updates” function, when available, will best preserve your current settings, and often avoid any crapware that might come with a fresh installer. Use this option if it’s available to you.

Finally, if you’re sick of doing this all yourself, let me! Call or email me any time, and we can set you up with subscription SaferPC updates which will be installed each month whenever necessary. Click, call or email for more details:
https://saferpc.info/updates/
209-565-12PD
shawn@12pointdesign.com

Driver Updates

If you’re using this hardware – these updates are for you.

Display Driver Uninstaller 13.0.0.1 improves AMD cleanup, fixes Vbios information. This is not a security update.
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/DDU/

WD TV Live Streaming Media Player 2.02.32 adds Miracast, BBC iPlayer, BBC News, BBC Sport, GRID UI, auto play, downloads via HTTP, FTP, P2P and NXB, apps on USB storage, Flixster & Rotten Tomato ratings, more than a dozen new services, and several bug fixes. This is not a security update.
http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/updates/?family=wdfwdtv_live_g3

Browser Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to everyone.

Google Chrome 37.0.2062.94 is a security update. Use Menu, About to get the most current version.

Email Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to everyone.

OutlookAttachView 2.70 fixes a crash bug and a bug related to DST. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/outlook_attachment.html

Internet Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to everyone.

DynDNS Updater 5.1.0 corrects a stability bug. This is not a security update.
http://dyn.com/apps/updater/

WinSCP 5.5.5 is a security update. This version also fixes several bugs.
http://winscp.net/eng/index.php

Nmap 6.47 provides a number of fixes and protocol improvements. This is not a security update.
http://nmap.org/

Connectify Hotspot 9.0.3 is a major update adding significant performance improvements and integrates automated diagnostic reporting. This should be treated as a security update.
http://www.connectify.me/

Dropbox 2.10.29 fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
https://www.dropbox.com/

FileZilla 3.9.0.3 fixes a crash and several minor bugs. This is not a security update.
http://filezilla-project.org/

Media Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

XBMC 13.2 is the final version of XBMC. From here on it will be renamed to Kodi. This build corrects a few dozen bugs, including stability, reliability and other. This should be treated as a security update.
http://xbmc.org/

Game Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

PS3 4.65 is a stability update. This is not a security update.
http://us.playstation.com/support/systemupdates/ps3/index.htm

EA Origin 9.4.21.2812 does not provide a useful changelog so should be treated as a security update.

Office Updates

One or more of these are likely to be of interest to most people.

OpenOffice 4.1.1 fixes dozens of bugs, including stability, performance and style. This should be treated as a security update.
http://www.openoffice.org/download/

Gimp 2.8.14 updates libraries and fixes hundreds of bugs. This should be treated as a security update.
http://www.gimp.org/

Security Software Updates

One or more of these is likely to be of interest to most people.

AVG Anti-Virus Free 2014.4745 is a security update.

DNSQuerySniffer 1.27 adds option to copy host names. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/dns_query_sniffer.html

Capture Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

VideoCacheView 2.70 now automatically reads the cache for all profiles in Chrome and Firefox browser. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/video_cache_view.html

SnagIt 12.2 adds a light theme, allows you to modify the auto-save destination and improves scrolling. This is a security update.
http://download.techsmith.com/snagit/enu/snagit.exe

Converter Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

MakeMKV 1.8.12 corrects several bugs, and improves conversion. This is not a security update.
http://www.makemkv.com/download/

DVDFab 9.1.6.4 fixes startup bug and improves copy conversion. This is not a security update.
http://www.dvdfab.cn/download.htm

Freemake Video Converter 4.1.4.4 updates digital signature. This is a security update.
http://www.freemake.com/

IsoBuster 3.4 adds a number of new features, improvements and bug fixes. This is not a security update.
http://www.isobuster.com/isobusterdownload.php

Utility Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

RoboForm 7.9.9 fixes several bugs and updates libraries. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?rf

GoodSync 9.9.6 improves stability, adds Office365 FS support, and provides various bug fixes. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?goodsync

CintaNotes 2.7.1.2 finally adds an option to eliminate the annoying “activating existing instance” notification. Also fixes several other bugs, and improves features. This is not a security update.
http://cintanotes.com/download

RMPrepUSB 2.1.732 fixes a formatting bug. This is not a security update.
http://www.rmprepusb.com/

ProduKey 1.67 changes default behavior to disable loading of default product key. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

SearchMyFiles 2.50 adds the ability to hide empty folders in the summary. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/search_my_files.html

WifiInfoView 1.70 adds several new command-line options, including adapter controls and display mode. This is not a security update.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html

CCleaner 4.17.4808 improves browser cleaning, adds support for several new applications, and fixes several bugs. This is not a security update.
https://12pd.com/click?ccleaner

Autoruns 12.02 fixes a bug that could cause Autoruns to crash on startup, updates the image path parsing for Installed Components to remove false positive file-not-found entries, and correctly reports image entry timestamps in local time instead of UTC. This is a security update.
http://sysinternals.com/

Coreinfo 3.31 fixes a bug that could prevent the Coreinfo driver from loading. This is a security update.
http://sysinternals.com/

Sysmon 1.01 fixes the manifest registration so that Sysmon event logs can be interpreted without installing Sysmon, and now includes unique UDP connections within 15-minute intervals.  This is not a security update.
http://sysinternals.com/

Whois 1.12 fixes the verbose output to not show the final record twice. This is not a security update.
http://sysinternals.com/

Recover Keys 8.0.3.112 does not provide a changelog, so should be treated as a security update.
http://recover-keys.com/en/download.html

TrimCheck 0.7 fixes incorrect free space detection. This is not a security update.
http://files.thecybershadow.net/trimcheck/

Developer Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

SQLite Database Browser 3.3.0 provides a number of improvements to SQL parsing, improves new row behavior, logging, and schema viewer. This is not a security update.
http://sqlitebrowser.org/

TortoiseGit 1.8.11.0 fixes SSH compatibility bugs and crashes under certain hardware. This is not a security update.
http://code.google.com/p/tortoisegit/

Virtual Machine Updates

These are unlikely to be of interest to most people.

PPSSPP 0.9.9.1 fixes performance and crash bugs. This should be treated as a security update.
http://ppsspp.org/downloads.html

Web Package Updates

These are likely to be of interest only to web developers.

phpList 3.0.7 is a security update.
http://www.phplist.com/download

phpMyAdmin 4.0.10.2, 4.1.14.3 and 4.2.7.1 are security updates.
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/index.php

WPtouch 3.4.7 fixes home screen icon selection and version upgrade notification. This should be treated as a security update.

That’s all for now folks. Keep it clean out there. 😉

Regards,

Shawn K. Hall
https://SaferPC.info/
https://12PointDesign.com/

 

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