MICROSOFT WINDOWS – OCTOBER 2021 ZERO-DAY VULNERABILITIES
Priority: High Executive Summary: Microsoft has issued security updates to fix a total of 74 vulnerabilities including four zero-days in its October Patch Tuesday release including a Win32k Elevation of Privilege vulnerability that has been actively exploited in the wild. Out of these 74 vulnerabilities, three are classified as Critical, 70 as Important, and one […]
MICROSOFT MSHTML ZERO-DAY VULNERABILITY
Priority: Critical Executive Summary: Microsoft has reported a zero-day vulnerability in MSHTML affecting Microsoft Windows, targeting users to download a malicious Microsoft Office document. A proof-of-concept has been released to the public with Microsoft advising administrators to enforce a workaround until an official Microsoft patch is released. This is being tracked as CVE-2021-40444. The vulnerability […]
Hasta la Vista, baby
Another second Tuesday of the month and another set of patches from Microsoft HQ in what seems to be the endless and potentially futile task of preventing the rise or fall of the machines. This week, which is the last in which updates for the darling of the Microsoft product suite that is Vista (so […]
Stop QuickTime at the hurry up!
This week’s announcement from Apple that it would no longer be supporting QuickTime for Windows, the multimedia framework that it developed and has now replaced with AV Foundation, has caused quite a stir. The issue stems from the fact that there are at least two outstanding bugs in good old QuickTime, which will now never […]