Gill Langston, Author at Security Boulevard
May 2018 Patch Tuesday – Medium Weight, However One Active Exploit Needs Attention

May 2018 Patch Tuesday – Medium Weight, However One Active Exploit Needs Attention

This May’s Patch Tuesday has quite a few Microsoft fixes for both the OS and browsers. In all, 67 unique CVEs are addressed in 17 KB articles, with 21 CVEs marked Critical. 32 of these CVEs reference Remote Code Execution, 19 of which are Critical. Those who use Hyper-V have ... Read More
A “Patch for the Meltdown Patch” released out of band Thursday night

A “Patch for the Meltdown Patch” released out of band Thursday night

The Meltdown/Spectre saga continues… Late Thursday, Microsoft released a patch for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 operating systems to resolve CVE-2018-1038. Apparently, this vulnerability was actually introduced by the patches released in January to mitigate the effects of Meltdown. Microsoft did include a partial fix in the March updates ... Read More