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Microsoft July 2024 Security Updates


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The Microsoft June 2024 security updates have been released and consist of 138 new patches to Microsoft products. Including third-party CVEs documented, the total number of CVEs reported is 141. 


Of the Microsoft CVEs released, 5 are rated critical, 133 important, and 3 moderate in security. At the time of release, two of the CVEs are listed as being publicly known, one of which is a third-party update that is now being integrated into Microsoft products.  Two are listed as under active attack.


The security updates apply to the following products, features and roles: Windows and Windows Components; Office and Office Components; NET and Visual Studio; Azure; Defender for IoT; SQL Server; Windows Hyper-V; Bitlocker and Secure(?) Boot; Remote Desktop; and Xbox.


See the list of KBs at the bottom of the page at June 2024 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft for information regarding known issues with the security updates as well as the CVEs with FAQs, Mitigations and/or Workarounds. For specific information on Windows 11, versions 23H2 and 22H2, see KB5040422.  For Windows 10, Version 22H2 see KB5040427.


Recommended Reading: See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative -- The June 2024 Security Update Review.

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