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Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018


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#1 OFFLINE   Corrine

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:47 PM

The March security release consists of 75 CVEs, of which 14 are listed as Critical, and 61 are rated Important in severity. Two are listed as being publicly known but none are listed as being under active attack.  In particular, note CVE-2018-0886, CVE-2018-0940 and CVE-2018-0868 discussed in this month's Zero Day Initiative The March 2018 Security Update Review by Dustin Childs.

The updates address Remote Code Execution, Elevation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure, Elevation of Privilege and Security Feature Bypass.    

For more information about the updates released today, see https://portal.msrc....ce/summary.   Updates can be sorted by OS from the search box. Information about the  update for Windows 10 is available at Windows 10 Update History

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Posted 29 March 2018 - 06:49 PM

Microsoft released Windows kernel update for CVE-2018-1038 for Windows 7 64 bit systems today.

Description of the Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability: CVE-2018-1038

The update is available via Microsoft Update or via the catalog:  Microsoft Update Catalog
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