120 CVEs, 17 Critical, 2 Under Attack

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Add to favorites Established of patches features an unconventional “critical” rated elevation of privilege bug Microsoft has patched a hundred and twenty CVEs for August, which include seventeen labelled crucial and two less than energetic attack in the wild. The launch brings its patches to 862 so far this yr — […]

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Established of patches features an unconventional “critical” rated elevation of privilege bug

Microsoft has patched a hundred and twenty CVEs for August, which include seventeen labelled crucial and two less than energetic attack in the wild. The launch brings its patches to 862 so far this yr — much more than complete-yr 2019.

The patches plug vulnerabilities in Home windows, Microsoft Scripting Engine, SQL Server, .Web Framework, ASP.Web Core, Business and Business Services and World-wide-web Applications, Microsoft Dynamics and much more.

Beneath energetic attack:

CVE-2020-1464 – Home windows Spoofing Vulnerability

This spoofing bug will allow an attacker to load improperly signed information, bypassing signature verification.

Microsoft does not list the place this is general public or how quite a few folks are afflicted by the assaults, but all supported variations of Home windows are afflicted, so check and deploy this 1 immediately.

CVE-2020-1380 – Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability

This bug in IE lets attacker operate their code on a concentrate on method if an afflicted model of IE sights a specially crafted web-site.

The bug was described by Kaspersky, it is affordable to suppose malware is included.

CVE-2020-1472 – NetLogon Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

An unconventional elevation of privilege bug that is rated crucial, this vulnerability is in the Netlogon Distant Protocol (MS-NRPC). An unauthenticated attacker would use MS-NRPC to join to a Area Controller (DC) to acquire administrative obtain. Worryingly, there is not a complete take care of accessible. As the ZDI notes: “This patch permits the DCs to defend equipment, but a second patch presently slated for Q1 2021 enforces protected Distant Course of action Contact (RPC) with Netlogon to absolutely address this bug.”

Following applying this patch, you’ll nonetheless require to make alterations to your DC. Microsoft printed guidelines to assist directors choose the proper options.

As Onebite notes, Microsoft also unveiled patches for 6 memory corruption vulnerabilities in Media Foundation (CVE-2020-1525, CVE-2020-1379, CVE-2020-1477, CVE-2020-1478, CVE-2020-1492, CVE-2020-1554).

An attacker persuading a person to open a destructive file would get the exact same rights as that person. All Media Foundation installations ought to be prioritised for patching.

Much more to observe.

h/t ZDI and Qualys.

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