Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday – March 2020

by Russell Smith

The biggest Patch Tuesday in the company's history, this month Microsoft fixes 115 bugs. There's also a security advisory for a critical bug in SMBv3 and a patch for a flaw in the way Windows parses .LNK files. The bug could let an attacker run code regardless of whether a user opens the infected file.

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    Patch Tuesday August 2019

    by Russell Smith

    This month Microsoft patches ‘wormable’ vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop that it discovered during routine hardening, remote code execution flaws in Edge and IE, and a new advisory for LDAP security is issued for Active Directory.

    Patch Tuesday – May 2019

    by Russell Smith

    This month’s quality update for Windows 10 is so good that it installs itself twice, Microsoft releases patches for Intel Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) attacks, and there’s a fix for a zero-day flaw in Windows Error Reporting.

    Patch Tuesday April 2019

    by Russell Smith

    This month Windows is patched for two zero-day flaws, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 users report that devices with Sophos Antivirus can’t log in after installing KB4493472 and authentication failures to services configured with unconstrained delegation.