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Follina, Other Flaws Fixed in Final Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Follina, Other Flaws Fixed in Final Microsoft Patch Tuesday

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Microsoft’s final Patch Tuesday finally plugs a zero-day exploit after months of warnings from security researchers about a vulnerability that allows hackers to take control of Windows machines via a word processor.

The operating system giant earlier this year said it will be moving to rolling, automatic updates rather than focusing on the second Tuesday of each month to issue security fixes. Patch Tuesday’s last hurrah includes a belated repair for CVE-2022-30190, a remote code execution vulnerability named Follina by security researcher Kevin Beaumont due to numerical overlap from a file reference with the area code of a small Italian town.

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