Microsoft released a security update under patch Tuesday for October and fixed 59 vulnerabilities that affected various Microsoft products.
Out of 59 vulnerabilities, 9 marked as “Critical” severity mainly affected the MS office and rest of the vulnerabilities categorized under “Important” and “Moderate” severity.
In the “important” severity category, Microsoft patched 20 vulnerabilities that allow attackers to perform elevation of privileges on vulnerable Microsoft products.
This October security update covers nine Microsoft products of the following:
- Microsoft Windows
- Internet Explorer
- Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
- Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
- SQL Server Management Studio
- Open Source Software
- Microsoft Dynamics 365
- Windows Update Assistant