Actively Exploited Windows Zero-Day Gets a Patch

Microsoft has patched 51 security vulnerabilities in its scheduled August Patch Tuesday update, including seven critical bugs, two issues that were publicly disclosed but unpatched until now, and one that’s listed as a zero-day that has been exploited in the wild.

Of note, there are 17 elevation-of-privilege (EoP) vulnerabilities, 13 remote code-execution (RCE) issues, eight information-disclosure flaws and two denial-of-service (DoS) bugs.

The update also includes patches for three more Print Spooler bugs, familiar from the PrintNightmare saga.

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Source: ThreatPost