Tripwire’s August 2022 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities for Microsoft.

First on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel that resolve 4 vulnerabilities, including denial of service, remote code execution, and security feature bypass.

Up next are patches that affect components of the Windows operating systems. These patches resolve over 55 vulnerabilities, including elevation of privilege, information disclosure, security feature bypass, remote code execution, and denial of service vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities affect core Windows, Kernel, Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol, Windows Support Diagnostic Tools, Bluetooth Driver, point-to-point protocol, and others.

Next are patches for .NET Core and Visual Studio that resolve spoofing and remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Lastly, administrators should focus on server-side patches for Hyper-V, Active Directory Domain Services, IIS, System Center Operations Manager, and Exchange. These patches resolve remote code execution, elevation of privilege, Information Disclosure, Tampering, and Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Office Outlook CVE-2022-35742
Microsoft Office CVE-2022-34717
Microsoft Office Excel CVE-2022-33648, CVE-2022-33631
Microsoft Windows CVE-2022-30194, CVE-2022-34701, CVE-2022-35745, CVE-2022-35767, CVE-2022-35766, CVE-2022-35794, CVE-2022-34702, CVE-2022-34714, CVE-2022-35743, CVE-2022-34713, CVE-2022-35760, CVE-2022-35797, CVE-2022-35750, CVE-2022-35820, CVE-2022-35769, CVE-2022-35752, CVE-2022-35753, CVE-2022-34715, CVE-2022-35757, CVE-2022-35771, CVE-2022-34705, CVE-2022-34704, CVE-2022-34710, CVE-2022-34712, CVE-2022-34709, CVE-2022-35804, CVE-2022-35768, CVE-2022-35761, CVE-2022-34707, CVE-2022-34708, CVE-2022-30197, CVE-2022-35758, CVE-2022-35747, CVE-2022-35744, CVE-2022-30133, CVE-2022-33670, CVE-2022-34703, CVE-2022-35759, CVE-2022-34706, CVE-2022-35763, CVE-2022-35762, CVE-2022-35765, CVE-2022-35764, CVE-2022-35792, CVE-2022-34699, CVE-2022-35756, CVE-2022-30144, CVE-2022-35755, CVE-2022-35793, CVE-2022-35795, CVE-2022-34690, CVE-2022-34301, CVE-2022-34302, CVE-2022-34303, CVE-2022-35746, CVE-2022-35749, CVE-2022-35754
Visual Studio CVE-2022-35825, CVE-2022-35826, CVE-2022-35777, CVE-2022-35827
.NET Core CVE-2022-34716
IIS CVE-2022-35748
System Center Operations Manager CVE-2022-33640
Active Directory Domain Services CVE-2022-34691
Windows Hyper-V CVE-2022-35751, CVE-2022-34696
Microsoft Exchange Server CVE-2022-34692, CVE-2022-21979, CVE-2022-30134, CVE-2022-24477, CVE-2022-24516, CVE-2022-21980