Tag Archives: Security

Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (August 13, 2019)

[German]As of August 13, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and other products.

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Windows: Critical Patches (CVE-2019-1181/CVE-2019-1182) August 13, 2019

[German]As of August 13, 2019 (2nd Tuesday of the month, Patchday) Microsoft has released a series of security updates. These include extremely critical updates that close vulnerabilities exploitable by computer worms (CVE-2019-1181/CVE-2019-1182).

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Patchday Windows 10 Updates (August 13, 2019)

[German]On August 13, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server (August 13, 2019)

[German]On August 13, 2019, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and other updates for Windows 8.1 as well as the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (August 13, 2019)

[German]As of August 13, 2019, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates.

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Some Windows driver vulnerable to Privilege Escalation

[German]Security researchers have found in an analysis of legitimate device drivers that more than 40 drivers from at least 20 hardware vendors are vulnerable to privilege escalation.

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RDP vulnerability puts Hyper-V at risk

[German]There is a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) that can be exploited to break out of guest VMs running on Hyper-V in Windows 10/Azure.

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Security update Chrome 76.0.3809.100

Google has released a security update to Chrome 76.0.3809.100 on August 6, 2019. This update fixes a vulnerability that would have allowed the adoption of a system.

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Bugs in Western Digital SSD Utility puts users at risk

[German]Trivial bugs in Western Digital and SanDisk SSD management tools compromise the security of Windows users. This has been revealed by security researchers. But there is an update from the manufacturers.

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New in Windows Defender and MS Security Essentials (July 31, 2019)

[German]Today a brief overview of what happened at Microsoft at the end of July 2019 with regard to Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials as well as Advanced Thread Protection (ATP). Microsoft released, for instance, a ”Security Intelligence – Update … Continue reading

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