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Windows Security Updates Released (July 2021)

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Microsoft has released July 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7, Windows Server 2016/2012/2008, and Exchange Server 2019/2016/2013.

These updates include 117 security fixes, including 13 fixes for critical security issues. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

System administrators should update servers as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Windows
July 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Microsoft Patches “PrintNightmare” Print Spooler RCE Vulnerability

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Microsoft has released an out-of-band security update to fix a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in the Windows Print Spooler service dubbed “PrintNightmare”.

This vulnerability could be exploited by a remote attacker to take control of an affected system, and it is known to be exploited in the wild.

System administrators are urged to disable the Print Spooler service and install the latest Windows updates as soon as possible.

Users should also update Windows as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
Out-of-Band (OOB) Security Update available for CVE-2021-34527
Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Microsoft Warns of Critical “PrintNightmare” Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild
PrintNightmare Breakdown: Analysis and Remediation

Windows “PrintNightmare” Print Spooler RCE Vulnerability

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Microsoft has released details of a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in the Windows Print Spooler service dubbed “PrintNightmare”.

This vulnerability could be exploited by a remote attacker to take control of an affected system, and it is known to be exploited in the wild.

System administrators are urged to disable the Print Spooler service and install the June 2021 updates as soon as possible.

Important links:
Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Microsoft Warns of Critical “PrintNightmare” Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild
CISA Offers New Mitigation for PrintNightmare Bug

Windows Security Updates Released (June 2021)

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Microsoft has released June 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7, Windows Server 2016/2012/2008, and SharePoint Server 2019/2016/2013.

These updates include 33 security fixes, including 5 fixes for critical security issues. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

System administrators should update servers as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Windows
June 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Windows Security Updates Released (May 2021)

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Microsoft has released May 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7, Windows Server 2016/2012/2008, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2019/2016/2013.

These updates include 55 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

System administrators should update servers as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Windows
May 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Apple Releases Security Updates for Windows Software (iCloud for Windows 12.3 and iTunes 12.11.3 for Windows)

Monday, April 26, 2021

Apple has released security updates for iCloud for Windows 12.3 and iTunes 12.11.3 for Windows to fix several high priority security vulnerabilities.

Users should use Apple Software Update for Windows as soon as possible to protect against potential exploitation of these vulnerabilities.

Important links:
How to use Apple Software Update for Windows
iCloud for Windows 12.3 Release Notes
iTunes 12.11.3 for Windows Release Notes

Windows Security Updates Released (April 2021)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Microsoft has released April 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7, Windows Server 2012/2008, Microsoft Exchange Server 2019/2016/2013, and SharePoint Server 2019.

These updates include 40 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

System administrators should update servers immediately to mitigate newly disclosed Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities.

Important links:
How to update Windows
April 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Windows Security Updates Released (March 2021)

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Microsoft has released March 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7 and Windows Server 2012/2008. These updates include 44 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Windows
March 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Microsoft Patches Critical RDP Vulnerability “BlueKeep”

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708) is a critical remote code execution vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to completely take over a vulnerable target running Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Microsoft has patched this vulnerability in the May 2019 Security Updates. All Windows devices should be updated immediately.

Read the full details here:
Customer guidance for CVE-2019-0708 | Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability: May 14, 2019