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Microsoft Patches Two Critical Vulnerabilities Under Attack

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Jun
2017
Microsoft Patches Two Critical Vulnerabilities Under Attack

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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update today included a massive 95 fixes that tackle vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Skype, Internet Explorer and its Edge browser. Twenty-seven of Microsoft’s patches fix remote code execution issues, allowing attackers to remotely take control of a victim’s PC. Eighteen patches are rated critical by Microsoft, 76 important and one is rated moderate.

Of greatest concern are two vulnerabilities currently under attack that include a Windows Search Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8543) and a LNK Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8464).

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