American tech company Microsoft has delivered security fixes for upwards of 117 bugs under its July month 2021 edition security patches on July 13. The most recent releases consist of patches and fixes for a scope of Microsoft products, including Office, Microsoft Defender Antivirus, Windows Hello, and Microsoft Exchange Server and many more. It additionally incorporates fixes explicitly for 4 critical bugs that are being misused in nature. The company normally delivers a bundle of patches and fixes for its software & product every month consistently.
The rundown list of the new security patches delivered by Microsoft incorporates fixes for different remote code execution bugs, sensitive data disclosure, data exposure, and Memory corruption vulnerability and others. Of all the bugs patched, 13 bugs were evaluated as critical and 9 are zero-days. Of the 117 bugs, 44 bugs are RCE which means remote code execution, 32 bugs are for the privilege escalation.
14 bugs are sensitive data disclosure, 12 are DoS attacks bugs, eight bugs are bypass, and 7 are Spoofing attacks: IP, DNS & ARP. Security Professional of Qualys IT company, Bharat Jogi stated that “This fix list on July 13 comes only days after out-of-band security updates were delivered to address Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability the critical flaw in the Windows that was found in all windows version.
While Microsoft Corporation has delivered updates to fix the patches, people should in any case guarantee that important configurations are set up effectively. With misconfigurations will keep on being in danger of hack, even after the most recent fix has been applied. Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability was a profoundly significant issue that further highlights the significance of bug discovery and remediation”.
Microsoft expressed gratitude toward security researchers from Google, Software company Checkmarx, the threat intelligence and research organization FortiGuard Lab, and Zero Day Initiative and among different associations, for revealing the security bugs, various bugs were additionally reported by MSTIC. As indicated by the ZDI, which revealed 17 of the bugs, the current month’s volume of fixes is more than the most recent 60 days consolidated and comparable to the month to month totals from last year.” Last month, the company settled 50 bugs in June month security updates.