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Microsoft fixes 25 critical issues in August Patch Tuesday

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2017
Microsoft fixes 25 critical issues in August Patch Tuesday

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The Microsoft August 2017 Patch Tuesday update has landed and contains patches for 48 vulnerabilities, 25 of which are for critical issues. 27 of the vulnerabilities can be exploited to achieve remote code execution, but the good news is that none of them are currently under active attack – even though some exploits are already public.

“Many of the vulnerabilities in this month’s release involve the Scripting Engine, which can impact both browsers and Microsoft Office, and should be considered for prioritizing for workstation-type systems that use email and access the internet via a browser,” says Jimmy Graham, Director of Product Management at Qualys.

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