Microsoft March 2024 Patch Tuesday fixes 60 flaws, 18 RCE bugs


Today is Microsoft’s March 2024 Patch Tuesday, and security updates have been released for 60 vulnerabilities, including eighteen remote code execution flaws.

This Patch Tuesday fixes only two critical vulnerabilities: Hyper-V remote code execution and denial of service flaws.

The number of bugs in each vulnerability category is listed below

  • 24 Elevation of Privilege Vulnerabilities
  • 3 Security Feature Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • 18 Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • 6 Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • 6 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • 2 Spoofing Vulnerabilities

The total count of 60 flaws does not include 4 Microsoft Edge flaws fixed on March 7th.

Furthermore, Microsoft did not disclose any zero-days as part of today’s Patch Tuesday updates.

To learn more about the non-security updates released today, you can review our dedicated articles on the new Windows 11 KB5035853 update and the Windows 10 KB5035845 update.

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