Microsoft publicizes November Patch Tuesday security updates today, fixing 74 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. Out of these, 13 are classified as “Critical” and 61 as “Important”. Amongst the 13 Critical vulnerabilities, there is one vulnerability in Internet Explorer which is under the radar of […]

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Bluekeep is an exploit not unheard of. But, it is only in the recent times that an active exploitation of BlueKeep vulnerability has hit the headlines. Tracked as CVE-2019-0708, BlueKeep is a critical wormable remote code execution flaw in Remote Desktop Services patched by Microsoft in May 2019 Patch Tuesday Updates. Over 724,000 systems worldwide […]

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Today, Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 88 new vulnerabilities, with 21 of them rated critical, 66 are rated Important and 1 is listed as Moderate in severity. These vulnerabilities impact Servicing Stack Updates, Windows Kernel, […]

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Microsoft released its monthly set of security updates to address the vulnerabilities in its products today. There are 39 vulnerabilities listed with 9 rated critical and 30 rated important in severity. These updates have addressed the issues in Adobe Flash Player, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, etc. Zero-day attacks Two […]

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January 2018 saw the rise of Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities concerning speculative execution side channels. A subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerability, termed as Speculative Store Bypass (SSB) was announced by Microsoft in collaboration with Google researchers, and was assigned CVE-2018-3639. While Microsoft released several updates as a fix to this vulnerability, some additional measures […]

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This November, Microsoft released monthly security patches covering total 63 vulnerabilities, with 12 of them rated critical, 47 are rated Important, one is rated Moderate and three are Low in Severity. These vulnerabilities impact Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore, .NET Core, Skype for Business, […]

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