Microsoft Patch Tuesday: 60 vulnerabilities resolved including two active exploits

[Aug 16, 2018]

Microsoft’s Windows Patch Tuesday resolves a total of 60 vulnerabilities, many of them critical, in addition to two zero-day security flaws which are being actively used in attacks today.

The update impacts the Windows operating system, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office services and apps, ChakraCore, the .NET Framework, Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server, as well as Visual Studio.

A zero Day Vulnerability If exploited, attackers could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user and could install unwanted programs, deploy malware, view, delete, or change data, or create new accounts.

Cyber Security Tips:

  • Users & IT Administrators are advised to update theirs MS windows systems as soon as possible.

 

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