Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday rollout covered 62 items, 12 rated critical, including patches for a pair of Zero Day vulnerabilities.
Among the most worrisome issues addressed with this round of updates is CVE-2018-8589, a Won32k elevation of privilege flaw, that has been spotted in the wild affecting Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2.
“This flaw is being actively exploited in the wild by threat actors, meaning it poses real-world risk to organizations and should be prioritized,” said Glen Pendley, Tenable’s deputy CTO.
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