Patch Tuesday Update – May 2022

Patch Tuesday Update – May 2022

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Seven Critical Vulnerabilities, While Print Spooler Avoids FOMO With May’s release, the number of threats for our Windows assets is down by a significant amount compared to last month. At first, that might seem like a time for everyone to breathe a sigh of relief. However, there is one major ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Advisory – April 2022

Patch Tuesday Advisory – April 2022

Spring Showers Bring… 119 Vulnerabilities, 2 Zero Days Spring is in the air and, for the month of April, so are the Patch Tuesday vulnerabilities. After a relatively slow March, we’re edging back up to normal territory with 119 CVEs and 2 zero-days…not anything epic, but also nothing to shake ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – March 2022

Patch Tuesday Update – March 2022

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 92 Patches, 3 Zero Days, No Exploits It just so happens that from a CVE perspective, March is kind of a dull month… not that anyone would complain given recent history. Hopefully this will give everyone a bit of reprieve to catch up on the behemoth releases from the past ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – February 2022

Patch Tuesday Update – February 2022

Quantity Over Severity For the month of February, Microsoft brings us a pack of 50 vulnerabilities to patch, but not one of them marked as critical! Has anyone seen any pigs flying around lately? I feel like I’m in the twilight zone! That said, despite the absence of the dreaded ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – January 2022

Patch Tuesday Update – January 2022

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We Hope Everyone Is Finished Patching Log4j… Welcome to 2022! Hopefully everyone had a nice, restful holiday break…not frantically patching 90% of your servers because of Log4j-related vulnerabilities. Well, this week Microsoft dumped a whopping 97 new vulnerabilities for Windows and associated software. (Insert tone-deaf “job-security” joke here). To make ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – December 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – December 2021

Oh Wait, That’s Right…Patch Tuesday Was Yesterday Wait, there’s something ELSE we have to worry about besides #Log4shell? Not to be outdone, Microsoft brings us 83 new vulnerabilities to patch, 7 of which are critical including one bug that’s been seen exploited in the wild. In other words, be nice ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – November 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – November 2021

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The Security Engineer’s Most-Used Tool (Excel) has a Zero-Day Welcome to November 2021. This month brings us 55 new security issues to patch for Microsoft and related software, chief among which is a zero-day bug for Microsoft Excel. CVE-2021-42292 is a “security feature bypass’ issue that can be triggered by ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – October 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – October 2021

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74 patches, 4 zero days, and an active exploit For October, Microsoft released patches for a total of 71 security vulnerabilities. Compared with this time last year, the total number of patches released is lower, but the number of zero days has increased. This month, we have 3 critical patches ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – September 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – September 2021

Critical vulnerabilities identified, including an active exploit of IE September has arrived with 60 new patches. This is a significant drop from the 117 new patches we saw in July, but up from the 44 in August. However, there are still some important issues worth noting including one for a ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – August 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – August 2021

Sometimes even the security tools need to be patched.. For August, Microsoft released patches for a total of 44 security vulnerabilities. Only one is currently being exploited in the wild, and in an incongruous twist of fate, it happens to exist in the Windows Update Medic service for Windows 10 ... Read More
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