Microsoft December 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 58 vulnerabilities


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Microsoft has published today 58 security fixes across 10+ products and services, as part of the company’s monthly batch of security updates, known as Patch Tuesday. 

There’s a smaller number of fixes this December compared with the regular 100+ fixes that Microsoft ships each month, but this doesn’t mean the bugs are less severe.

More than a third of this month’s patches (22) are classified as remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities. These are security bugs that need to be addressed right away as they are more easily exploitable, with no user interaction, either via the internet or from across a local network.

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