May’s Patch Tuesday Include Fixes for ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, Zero-Day Vulnerability


Microsoft’s May security release includes updates for 80 vulnerabilities for a number of Microsoft products, including a security update for unsupported operating systems such as Windows XP and Server 2003 not included in the mainstream customer support notification. Of the security vulnerabilities fixed in this release, six are rated Critical, 73 are rated Important or Low, and one separately posted as a mitigating update addressing an imminent “wormable” threat. The release also includes updates for different Microsoft products such as Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, Office Services and Web Apps, Azure DevOps Server, SQL Server, ChakraCore, NuGet, .NET Framework, .NET Core, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio, Online Services, and Skype for Android. Adobe also released security updates with this month’s Patch Tuesday post.

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