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Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 19 Critical Vulnerabilities

12
Jul
2017
Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 19 Critical Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft today released patches for 19 critical vulnerabilities, one of which was publicly known prior to the update.

In all, 54 vulnerabilities were patched in Windows, Edge, Internet Explorer, Office and Exchange as part of Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday release; 32 flaws were rated important and three moderate in severity.

Security issues varied from remote code execution (RCE), cross-site scripting to elevation of privilege vulnerabilities. Six of the critical bugs were remote code execution vulnerabilities, one of which was publicly known and tied to Microsoft’s augmented reality device, HoloLens (CVE-2017-8584).

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