Microsoft, Google apps feature in the top 20 vulnerabilities in enterprise environments


Microsoft and Google software offerings have secured the top spots when it comes to vulnerabilities believed to be best able to disrupt enterprise services and systems today.

According to cybersecurity firm Tenable, the most prevalent vulnerabilities which have been assigned a CVE score and number — based on update and severity metrics — have the potential to impact between 20 and 30 percent of enterprises if left unpatched or unresolved.

On Wednesday, the company released the latest Tenable Vulnerability Intelligence Report, which claims that Microsoft .Net and Office, Adobe Flash, and Oracle’s Java have the most widespread impact for enterprise assets. In total, half of vulnerability-based enterprise threats are due to problems with Adobe Flash, whereas 20 percent of vulnerabilities belong to Microsoft Office.

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