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Microsoft Security Updates for November, 2017


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#1 OFFLINE   Corrine

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 03:18 PM

The November security release consists of 53 security updates in which  20 are listed as Critical, 30 are rated Important and 3 rated as  Moderate. The November security release consists of security updates for  the following software:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • ASP.NET Core and .NET Core
  • Chakra Core
The updates address Remote Code Execution, Information Disclosure, "Defense in Depth" (Note:    "Defense-in-Depth" is a fix that does not apply to an  actively   exploitable vulnerability but prevents future vulnerabilities  caused by   the same code when surrounding code changes expose the  problem.),   Denial of Service, Security Feature Bypass, Spoofing and Elevation of   Privilege.

For more information about the updates released today, see https://portal.msrc....uidance/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.

Also see this month's Zero Day Initiative — The November 2017 Security Update Review by Dustin Childs in which he discusses ADV170020 - Microsoft Office Defense in Depth Update, CVE-2017-11830 - Device Guard Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability and CVE-2017-11877 - Microsoft Excel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability.



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