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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.

May 9, 2023 13:47

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 11, 2023 15:28

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for April 2023 — Snort rules and prominent vulnerabilities

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.

March 14, 2023 16:08

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for March 2023 — Snort rules and prominent vulnerabilities

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.

January 10, 2023 14:18

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for January 2023 — Snort rules and prominent vulnerabilities

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.”