Unusually low 5 critical vulnerabilities included in Microsoft September Patch Tuesday, along with two zero-days

Microsoft disclosed 65 vulnerabilities across its suite of products and software Tuesday, only five of which are considered critical, which is very low compared to Microsoft’s usual security updates. However, there are two issues disclosed and patched this month that have already been exploited in the wild.

Fifty-six of the vulnerabilities included in this month’s Patch Tuesday are considered “important,” according to Microsoft, while two are of “moderate” severity. One remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server, CVE-2023-36756, was meant to be included in August’s security update but was mistakenly excluded.

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Source: Cisco Talos