Two Dozen Serious Vulnerabilities in Windows Browsers Fixed By Microsoft

Microsoft fixes a total of sixty six vulnerabilities to resolve the critical flaws, containing about two dozen harmful flaws influencing Windows web browsers. None of the vulnerabilities fixed in current month seem to have been oppressed in the wild, but one opportunity intensification flaw exposed by a researcher of Microsoft in SharePoint has been revealed in public.

Great harmful vulnerabilities influencing Internet Explorer and Edge are associated to scripting search engines and they let isolated code implementation. A distant code implementation vulnerability influencing the VBScript engine has also been valued serious. The security flaw can be oppressed via harmful websites or existed documents. Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative noticed that while this is comparable to browser flaws, the threat seeming is wider because of the opportunity of misuse using Microsoft Office documents.

Numerous harmful flaws that let distant code implementation have also been available in graphics modules, especially in font libraries and how they manage embedded fonts.

“Since there are many ways to view fonts – web browsing, documents, attachments – it’s a broad attack surface and attractive to attackers. Given the history of malicious fonts, these patches should be high on your test and deployment list. This is also a good time to remind you to not do day-to-day tasks as an administrator,” ZDI’s Dustin Childs explained in a blog post.

Microsoft has updated their customers that its Wireless Keyboard 850 is influenced by a security property avoid flaw that can be oppressed to pretend keystrokes and send harmful instructions to the specific computer. A cybercriminal could also achieve this vulnerability to read keystrokes, which can contain complex facts, likely passwords.

“[The vulnerability] could allow an attacker to reuse an AES encryption key to send keystrokes to other keyboard devices or to read keystrokes sent by other keyboards for the affected devices. An attacker would first have to extract the AES encryption key from the affected keyboard device. The attacker would also need to maintain physical proximity – within wireless range – of the devices for the duration of the attack,” Microsoft said.

Moreover, Adobe’s fixes updates address about a number of nineteen flaws around six products. Six vulnerabilities have been patched in Flash Player, which Microsoft had also fixed in Windows. Microsoft publicized the announcement of a recent update for its Malware Protection Engine to fix a serious flaw earlier this month that could have been oppressed to acquire control of a system by assigning a harmful file in a position where it would be scanned precisely.

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