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#1 TheJoker

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 10:24 AM

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Title: Microsoft Security Update Releases
Issued: August 1, 2018
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Summary
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The following CVEs have undergone a major revision increment:

* CVE-2018-8172
* CVE-2018-8202

Revision Information:
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– CVE-2018-8172 | Visual Studio Remote Code Execution
   Vulnerability
https://portal.msrc....curity-guidance
– Reason for Revision: Revised the Affected Products table to
   include Expression Blend 3 Service Pack 1 and Expression Blend
   2 Service Pack 2 because they are also affected by this
   vulnerability. Microsoft recommends that customers running
   either of these versions of Expression Blend install the
   update to be fully protected from this vulnerability.
– Originally posted: July 10, 2018
– Updated: July 31, 2018
– Aggregate CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 2.0

 

– CVE-2018-8202 | .NET Framework Elevation of Privilege
   Vulnerability
https://portal.msrc....curity-guidance
– Reason for Revision: Microsoft is announcing the release of
   updates, available via the Microsoft Update catalog, to resolve
   known issues some customers experienced after installing the
   July 2018 security updates for .NET Framework. Microsoft
   recommends that customers who experienced application errors as
   described in KB4345913
   (https://support.micr...s/help/4345913) install the
   applicable Standalone update for your system. Customers running
   Window 10 Version 1607 or Windows Server 2016 should install
   Cumulative update 4346877 to resolve application errors. See
   the Affected Products table for links to download and install
   the updates.
– Originally posted: July 10, 2018
– Updated: July 31, 2018
– Aggregate CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 4.0


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 10:25 AM

Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: August 1, 2018
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Security Advisories Released or Updated on August 1, 2018
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* Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180002

 - Title: Guidance to mitigate speculative execution side-channel
   vulnerabilities
 - https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/
   advisory/ADV180002
 - Reason for Revision: Added FAQ #18 to address a high CPU 
   utilization issue some customers with an AMD-based device are 
   experiencing after installing the June or July Windows security 
   updates or after installing a BIOS update.  
 - Originally posted: January 3, 2018
 - Updated: August 1, 2018
 - Version: 23.0


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:39 PM

 
Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: August 8, 2018

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Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification

Issued: August 8, 2018

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Security Advisories Released or Updated on August 8, 2018

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* Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180012

 

 - Title: Microsoft Guidance for Speculative Store Bypass

 - https://portal.msrc....urity-guidance/

   advisory/ADV180012

 - Reason for Revision: Microsoft is announcing the availability of

   updates for Surface Pro 3 and Surface Book 2 that address the

   Speculative Store Bypass (SSB) (CVE-2018-3639) vulnerability.

   See the Affected Products table for links to download and

   install the updates. See Microsoft Knowledge Base article

   4073065 for more information.

 - Originally posted: May 21, 2018

 - Updated: August 8, 2018

 - Version: 5.0

 

* Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180013

 

 - Title: Microsoft Guidance for Rogue System Register Read

 - https://portal.msrc....urity-guidance/

   advisory/ADV180013

 - Reason for Revision: Microsoft is announcing the availability

   of updates for Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 3 that address

   the Rogue System Registry Read (CVE-2018-3640) vulnerability.

   See the Affected Products table for links to download and install

   the updates. See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4073065 for

   more information.

 - Originally posted: May 21, 2018

 - Updated: August 8, 2018

 - Version: 3.0

 

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