Microsoft Patch Tuesday – September 2021
Microsoft patched 60 vulnerabilities in their September 2021 Patch Tuesday release, and an additional 26 CVEs since September 1st. Among the 60 released in the September Patch Tuesday, 3 of them are rated as critical severity, one as moderate, and 56 as important.
Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities Patched
CVE-2021-40444 – Microsoft MSHTML Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
This vulnerability has been publicly disclosed and is known to be exploited. The vulnerability allows for remote code execution via MSHTML, a component used by Internet Explorer and Office. Microsoft also released a workaround to show how users can disable ActiveX controls in IE. The vendor has assigned…