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Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018
« on: March 13, 2018, 05:46:41 PM »
The April security release consists of 67 CVEs, of which 24 are listed as Critical, 42 are rated Important and 1 is rated Moderate in severity. One is listed as being publicly known and none are listed as being under active attack. 

The updates address Remote Code Execution, Information Disclosure, Denial of Service and Security Feature Bypass. 

For more information about the updates released today, see https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary.   Updates can be sorted by OS from the search box. Information about the  update for Windows 10 is available at Windows 10 Update History

As usual, Dustin Childs has provided a closer look at some of the patches for this month.in this month's Zero Day Initiative — The April 2018 Security Update Review.
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Re: Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 08:06:47 PM »
Got mine.  Installed without any problems.  That's always a relief. :)

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Re: Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2018, 08:45:34 PM »
Glad to hear it!


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Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018: Windows 7 x64 Kernel Update
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2018, 09:48:38 PM »
Microsoft released Windows kernel update for CVE-2018-1038 for Windows 7 64-bit systems today.

Description of the Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability: CVE-2018-1038

The update is available via Microsoft Update or via the catalog:  Microsoft Update Catalog


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Re: Microsoft Security Updates for March, 2018
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2018, 11:41:04 AM »
Thanks for the heads-up Corrine. Downloaded from the MS Update without problems
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