Microsoft Patch Tuesday for September 2023 — Unusually low 5 critical vulnerabilities included in Microsoft Patch Tuesday, along with two zero-days
Microsoft disclosed 65 vulnerabilities across its suite of products and software Tuesday, only five of which are considered critical, which is very low compared to Microsoft’s usual security updates.
The only vulnerability Microsoft states is being exploited in the wild is CVE-2023-38180, a denial-of-service vulnerability in .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio.
Microsoft discloses more than 130 vulnerabilities as part of July’s Patch Tuesday, four exploited in the wild
Four of the disclosed vulnerabilities — albeit “important” ones — have been detected being exploited in the wild: CVE-2023-32046, CVE-2023-32049, CVE-2023-35311 and CVE-2023-36874.
For the first time in four months, none of the vulnerabilities Microsoft disclosed this Patch Tuesday have been exploited in the wild.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday for May 2023 — Fewest vulnerabilities disclosed in a month in three-plus years
One of the vulnerabilities is being actively exploited in the wild, according to Microsoft, the fourth month in a row in which this is the case.
April is the third month in a row in which at least one of the vulnerabilities Microsoft released in a Patch Tuesday had been exploited in the wild prior to disclosure.
Microsoft disclosed 83 vulnerabilities across the company’s hardware and software line, including two issues that are actively being exploited in the wild, continuing a trend of zero-days appearing in Patch Tuesdays over the past few months.
Microsoft released its monthly security update on Tuesday, disclosing 101 vulnerabilities. Of these vulnerabilities, 11 are classified as “Critical”, 89 are classified as “Important”, no vulnerability classified as “Moderate.”
Microsoft released its monthly security update on Tuesday, disclosing 48 vulnerabilities. Of these vulnerabilities, 6 are classified as “Critical”, 41 are classified as “Important”, with the remaining vulnerability classified as “Moderate.”