Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

[ JAN 10, 2019 ]

Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for this year to address
49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating
systems and other products, 7 of which are rated critical, 40
important and 2 moderate in severity.
All the seven critical-rated vulnerabilities lead to remote code
execution and primarily impact various versions of Windows 10 and
Server editions.
Two of the 7 critical flaws affect Microsoft’s Hyper-V host OS that
fails to properly validate input from an authenticated user on a guest
operating system, three affect the ChakraCore scripting engine that
fails to properly handle objects in memory in Edge, one affects Edge
directly that occurs when the browser improperly handles objects in
memory, and one impacts the Windows DHCP client that fails to
properly handle certain DHCP responses.

Cyber Security Tips :
– Users and system administrators are strongly recommended to apply
the latest security patches as soon as possible to keep hackers and
cybercriminals away from taking control of their systems.
– For installing the latest security patch updates, head on to Settings
→ Update & Security → Windows Update → Check for updates, on
your computer system or you can install the updates manually.

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