Microsoft Patch Tuesday: 64 Vulnerabilities Patched, 2 Under Attack
As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released mitigations for 64 security vulnerabilities affecting various products including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Edge and Exchange Server. The patches covered 17 critical flaws and 45 important ones.
Two of the vulnerabilities have been actively exploited in the wild. One of these impacts Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows Server versions 2012, 2016, and 2019, and was being exploited by infamous threat groups like FruityArmor and SandCat. The other flaw affects Windows 7 machines and has been used by hackers in a dangerous combination with a Google Chrome flaw, enabling hackers to take over targeted computers.