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February 13, 2024 13:59

First Microsoft Patch Tuesday zero-day of 2024 disclosed as part of group of 75 vulnerabilities

Although considered of moderate risk, one of the vulnerabilities is being actively exploited in the wild — CVE-2024-21351, a security feature bypass vulnerability in Windows SmartScreen.

January 9, 2024 13:58

Microsoft starts off new year with relatively light Patch Tuesday, no zero-days

One of the critical vulnerabilities patched Tuesday is CVE-2024-20674, a security bypass vulnerability in the Windows Kerberos authentication protocol.

December 12, 2023 14:45

Microsoft releases lightest Patch Tuesday in three years, no zero-days disclosed

The company’s regular set of advisories has included a vulnerability that’s been actively exploited in the wild in 10 months this year.

November 14, 2023 14:46

Microsoft discloses only three critical vulnerabilities in November’s Patch Tuesday update, three other zero-days

In all, this set of vulnerabilities Microsoft patched includes 57 vulnerabilities, 54 of which are considered “important.”

October 11, 2023 07:48

Microsoft patches 12 critical vulnerabilities, nine of which are in Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol

Two other vulnerabilities that Microsoft is fixing Tuesday — CVE-2023-36563 in Microsoft WordPad and CVE-2023-41763 in the Skype communication platform — have already been publicly exploited in the wild and have proof-of-concept code available.

September 12, 2023 16:51

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.

August 8, 2023 15:25

Six critical vulnerabilities included in August’s Microsoft security update

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.

July 11, 2023 15:26

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.

June 13, 2023 14:43

Microsoft discloses 5 critical vulnerabilities in June's Patch Tuesday, no zero-days

For the first time in four months, none of the vulnerabilities Microsoft disclosed this Patch Tuesday have been exploited in the wild.