Microsoft addresses active vulnerability in January Patch Tuesday

Fixes included for nearly 100 flaws and exploits

clock • 2 min read
Microsoft fixes actively exploited vulnerability in January Patch Tuesday
Image:

Microsoft fixes actively exploited vulnerability in January Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has fixed nearly 100 bugs in its first Patch Tuesday of 2023, including one actively exploited and one publicly disclosed vulnerability.

Eleven of the 98 vulnerabilities addresses are classified as 'Critical,' meaning threat actors could use them to gain remote control of vulnerable Windows machines with little or no user involvemen...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Microsoft delays launch of controversial Recall

Privacy

Company plans to "refine" the feature before making it more widely available

clock 17 June 2024 • 3 min read
CISA confirms Windows privilege escalation flaw has been exploited

Threats and Risks

US cybersecurity agency also added a recently disclosed Google Pixel flaw to its list of exploited vulnerabilities

clock 17 June 2024 • 1 min read
Windows users warned of wireless takeover vulnerability

Threats and Risks

Users are advised to update immediately

clock 17 June 2024 • 2 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Threats and Risks

CISA confirms Windows privilege escalation flaw has been exploited

CISA confirms Windows privilege escalation flaw has been exploited

US cybersecurity agency also added a recently disclosed Google Pixel flaw to its list of exploited vulnerabilities

Kyle Alspach
clock 17 June 2024 • 1 min read
Windows users warned of wireless takeover vulnerability

Windows users warned of wireless takeover vulnerability

Users are advised to update immediately

Penny Horwood
clock 17 June 2024 • 2 min read
Threat group 'systematically compromising Snowflake customer instances'

Threat group 'systematically compromising Snowflake customer instances'

165 organisations notified to date

Kyle Alspach
clock 11 June 2024 • 2 min read