Microsoft disclosed details of a critical wormable flaw in SMBv3. This flaw can be used by attackers to deliver wormable malware to targets which could spread across the network and infect other machines within no time. Server Message Block(SMB) is an important network protocol that is used for sharing access to files, printers, serial […]

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Microsoft rightly predicted that systems vulnerable to CVE-2020-0688, could be an attractive target for attackers and that this vulnerability could soon be included in upcoming attacks. Standing true to that, attackers have now started scanning the Internet for Microsoft Exchange Servers vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution flaw(CVE-2020-0688). This vulnerability received a patch during the […]

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Microsoft released its monthly set of security updates today. The December 2019 Patch Tuesday fixed a total of 36 vulnerabilities in various products. 7 flaws are rated critical for Remote Code Execution and 28 are rated important. All the critical vulnerabilities lead to Remote Code Execution. The other bugs could allow an attacker to cause […]

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Microsoft released its Patch Tuesday security updates today, revised 80 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in the family of Windows operating systems and other products. Out of these 17 are classified as “Critical“, 61 as “Important”, and 1 as “Moderate“. While most of the “Critical” rated vulnerabilities influence the scripting engines and browsers in an […]

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Microsoft is back with its monthly set of security updates, addressing a total of 96 vulnerabilities with 29 rated critical and 68 rated important. 36 vulnerabilities lead to remote code execution. 24 vulnerabilities can allow an attacker gain elevated privileges on your system. There are no reported zero-days this month and no publicly disclosed vulnerabilities. […]

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Microsoft released its monthly set of security updates today. 77 vulnerabilities were addressed in these updates with 15 vulnerabilities rated critical and 62 vulnerabilities rated important in severity. All the critical vulnerabilities lead to remote code execution. 51 vulnerabilities were addressed in Windows alone. Microsoft also fixed an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1130) in Windows […]

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