We all know very well that the tech giant Microsoft’s Windows is, like many others, an operating system prone to security flaws and bugs. This time it was the tech giant Microsoft itself announced 25 critical security flaws and issued patches for those vulnerabilities.
Microsoft Issues Security Patches For 25 Critical Vulnerabilities
The tech giant Microsoft’s Windows is, like many others, an operating system prone to security flaws and bugs. There is often news of new problems encountered, with the tech giant Microsoft resolving them quickly.
This time it was the tech giant Microsoft itself announcing the flaw and presenting its solution, which came with Patch Tuesday this month. The fault is serious and the update needed urgently.
The tech giant Microsoft’s latest security update, released on Tuesday, fixes a wide range of crashes, some of them critical. The tech giant Microsoft has also revealed that all the security improvements and have shown that it is urgent to upgrade.
One of these faults, identified as critical, allows any attacker, sending specific messages, to take control of any Windows. Once this access is granted, you can view, edit, or delete user data, create new accounts, and even install applications with administrator permissions.
The bug, cataloged as CVE-2017-8620, has been identified in the Windows Search service of all supported versions of the tech giant Microsoft operating system, and allows the attacker to easily see their elevated privileges and thus take control of the machine.
Most importantly, the crash is already fixed and available for installation through Windows security updates. It remains for users to make this update urgently.
The remaining set of fixed faults covers several other Microsoft products, from IE, Edge, SQLServer, SharePoint, and others. There are in total 48 faults that have been corrected and are thus eliminated.
However, most importantly it is very important to upgrade your Windows with the latest security patch, even the latest versions of Windows 10 because they are also vulnerable. A complete list of resolved vulnerabilities can be found at the tech giant Microsoft’s official site.
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