Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary For August 2016

aug_patch1Microsoft August 2016 Patch Tuesday brings 9 Security Bulletins addressing a total of 34 vulnerabilities. Five Security Bulletins are rated as Critical and remaining Four are rated as Important.

This month high priority fixes are for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Windows PDF Library which addresses 28 vulnerabilities out of 34 vulnerabilities.

This month Five bulletins are rated as Critical: MS16-095  for Internet Explorer cover 9 CVE’s, MS16-096 for Microsoft Edge cover 8 CVE’s, MS16-097 for Graphics Component cover 3 CVE’s, MS16-099 for Microsoft Office cover 5 CVE’s, and MS16-102 for PDF Library cover 1 CVE.

These Critical vulnerabilities allow Remote code execution. And other bulletins which are marked as important allow Security feature bypass, Elevation of privilege and Information disclosure.

Microsoft security bulletin summary for August 2016 in the order of severity:

MS16-095: Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (3177356)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Internet Explorer
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-096: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (3177358)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Edge
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-097: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component (3177393)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Graphics Component
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-098: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3178466)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers
Impact: Elevation of Privilege

MS16-099: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office (3177451)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Office
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-100: Vulnerability in Secure Boot (3179577)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Secure Boot
Impact: Security Feature Bypass

MS16-101: Vulnerabilities in Windows Authentication Methods (3178465)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Windows Authentication Methods
Impact: Elevation of Privilege

MS16-102: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3182248)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows PDF Library
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-103: Vulnerability in ActiveSyncProvider (3182332)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: ActiveSyncProvider
Impact: Information Disclosure

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