Apple issued security updates this week for iOS, macOS, Safari, tvOS and watchOS include patches for 21 flaws that affect open source web browser engine WebKit.
These bugs include 20 memory corruption issues that could result in random code implementation during the processing of spitefully created web content. Apple says it addressed the faults with better memory treatment.
Moreover, the company addressed an out-of-bounds susceptibility in WebKit, which could lead to the revelation of process memory when processing of spitefully created web content. Apple improved input validation to resolve the issue.
Microsoft has also released software updates to address a whopping 79 CVE-listed flaws in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a serious wormable fault that can spread malware from computer to computer without necessitating users’ interaction.
Out of 79 susceptibilities, 18 issues have been regarded as serious and rest Important in severity. Two of the flaws addressed this month by Microsoft are registered as publicly known, of which one is listed as under active bout at the time of release.
Adobe also released its monthly software updates to patch a total of 87 security flaws in its Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Flash Player and Media Encoder, most of which could result in arbitrary code execution attacks or worse.
None of the vulnerabilities patched this month in Adobe products has been found exploited in the wild.
Out of 87 total faults, an enormous number of flaws (i.e., 84 in total) affect Adobe Acrobat and Reader applications alone, where 42 of them are serious and rest 42 are important in severity.
Adobe also released security updates today to solve 87 security flaw in many of its products. Users of the affected Adobe software for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS are advised to update their software packages to the latest versions.