None of the total 59 patches were for previously known vulnerabilities nor are any under active attack, Microsoft reports. Today is the second Tuesday of the month, and Microsoft is right on schedule with 59 security fixes, nine of which are considered Critical in severity. None of the vulnerablities were previously known or exploited, and
Updates address two separate issues in Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. On the heels of the upgrade to iOS 13, Apple has released a series of security updates to iOS, macOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. There are two separate updates, each addressing a specific vulnerability on multiple platforms. The first update, released on Thursday, addresses
Similar to the now-patched ‘BlueKeep’ vulnerability, two flaws fixed today could let malware spread across vulnerable computers. Microsoft today released 93 fixes and two advisories as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday update. Of these, 64 were categorized as Important in severity and 29 were ranked Critical. Patching priority should be given to two “wormable”
Microsoft issued fixes for 77 unique vulnerabilities this Patch Tuesday, including two zero-day privilege escalation vulnerabilities seen exploited in the wild. Microsoft today patched 77 vulnerabilities and issued two advisories as part of its July security update. Two of these bugs are under active attack; six were publicly known at the time fixes were released.
Microsoft releases security updates for some out-of-support systems to fix a bug that could be weaponized as a worm if exploited. Microsoft today took the unusual step of issuing security fixes for out-of-support systems to patch a vulnerability it fears could be wormable if exploited. CVE-2019-0708 affects in-support systems Windows 7, Server 2008, and 2008
Computers running Sophos or Avast software have been failing to boot following the latest Patch Tuesday update. Recent Microsoft security patches are causing older machines running Sophos or Avast software to freeze or fail to boot entirely after they’re applied, both companies report. The problem affects Windows 7, 8.1, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server
One of the flaws gives attackers way to gain root access to devices, Tenable says. Verizon has patched a trio of vulnerabilities in a router commonly used by millions of customers of the company’s Fios bundled Internet access, phone and TV service. The flaws, in Verizon’s Quantum Gateway routers, if exploited, could give attackers complete
New security updates cross all Apple platforms. Apple yesterday released security updates to deal with serious vulnerabilities in multiple products including a handful of “critical” flaws that should be patched immediately. According to US-CERT, the patches released cover Safari 12.0.1, iCloud for Windows 7.8, iTunes 12.9.1, watchOS 5.1, iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1,