SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Google Inc.’s products were found to have the highest number of Internet security vulnerabilities, accounting for 22 percent of risks found in the third quarter, a report out Tuesday said.
According to the Korea Internet & Security Agency, 155 of 694 reported common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) were discovered in Google devices. Adobe came next at 107 (15 percent), followed by Oracle’s 71 (10 percent), Microsoft’s 65 (10 percent) and Apple’s 54 (8 percent).
The report was drawn among high-severity risks that were rated 7 or over in the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.
Overall, CVEs fell 5 percent in the third quarter compared with the previous quarter, the South Korean agency said.
The vulnerabilities of Google products rose 66 percent on-quarter, mostly from the chipsets that equip Android-operated products. The report said 87 of the 155 risks for Google products were associated with the chipsets.
For Adobe, the risks fell by 43 percent on-quarter, but a majority of the problems were still attributed to its Flash Player.
There were 36 CVEs scoring 9 or over, 20 of them found in Microsoft Office products, according to the report.