Highlights and Updates

Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Thursday, 15th August 2019

Microsoft has released security updates toaddress two remote code execution vulnerabilities, CVE-2019-1181 andCVE-2019-1182, in the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019

An attacker could exploit thesevulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Similar toCVE-2019-0708—dubbed BlueKeep—these vulnerabilities are considered “wormable”because malware exploiting these vulnerabilities on a system could propagate toother vulnerable systems.

We encourage users and users and administrators to review thefollowing resources and apply the necessary updates: