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Patch Tuesday
Today is Microsoft’s December 2021 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for six zero-day vulnerabilities and a total of 67 flaws. These updates include a fix for an actively exploited Windows Installer vulnerability used in malware distribution campaigns.
Microsoft has fixed 55 vulnerabilities (not including Microsoft Edge) with today’s update, with seven classified as Critical and 60 as Important.
The number of each type of vulnerability is listed below:
For information about the non-security Windows updates, you can read about today’s Windows 10 KB5008212 & KB5008206 updates released.
December’s Patch Tuesday includes fixes for six zero-day vulnerabilities, with one actively exploited Windows AppX Installer vulnerability.
Microsoft classifies a vulnerability as a zero-day if it is publicly disclosed or actively exploited with no official fix available.
The actively exploited Windows AppX Installer zero-day vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2021-43890 and is used in various malware distribution campaigns, including Emotet, TrickBot, and BazarLoader.
Microsoft also fixed five publicly disclosed zero-day vulnerabilities as part of the December 2021 Patch Tuesday that are not known to be exploited in attacks.
Other vendors who released updates in November include:
Below is the complete list of resolved vulnerabilities and released advisories in the December 2021 Patch Tuesday updates. To access the full description of each vulnerability and the systems that it affects, you can view the full report here.
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