Tag Archives: Windows

Windows: Important driver update for Nvidia and Realtek

[German]Nvidia has released the GeForce Hotfix Driver Version 445.78 for Windows to solve a problem. And Realtek has released Windows HDA drivers for several Lenovo ThinkCentre machines. Advertising

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Mitigating Windows 0-day ADV200006 via GPO

[German]Small hint for administrators of large Windows environments in the Active Directory environment who need to plug the ADV200006 0-day vulnerability. Mitigation is possible using Group Policy. Advertising

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Microsoft has revised ADV200006 (Type 1 Font Parsing RCE)

[German]Those days I had reported about a vulnerability in Windows in the blog post 0-day vulnerability in Windows Adobe Type Library. Just for your information: Microsoft is currently revising the description of ADV200006 – I received three notifications about updates … Continue reading

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Microsoft suspends optional Windows Updates from May 2020

[German]Surprising announcements from Microsoft in times of the Corona crisis. The company suspends non-security related optional updates for Windows from May 2020 onwards for an undefined period. Advertising

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0-day vulnerability in Windows Adobe Type Library

[German]An unpatched vulnerability exists in the Adobe Type Manager Library in all supported versions of Windows. Meanwhile hackers are trying to exploit this vulnerability, as Microsoft writes in a security advisory. Addendum: 0patch has released a micropatch. Advertising

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0patch fix for Windows GDI+ vulnerability CVE-2020-0881

[German]ACROS Security has released a micro-patch for its 0patch agent that fixes the remote execution vulnerability CVE-2020-0881 in the GDI+. The micro-fix is available for users of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 who have not purchased a … Continue reading

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News about the Windows SMBv3 vulnerability SMBGhost

[German]A brief update to the SMBGhost vulnerability CVE-2020-0796 in the SMBv3 protocol in Windows 10 version 190x and Windows Server 2019, although Microsoft has released an update to close the vulnerability. However, this update causes installation errors on some systems. … Continue reading

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Security: AVAST disables JavaScript in AV program

[German]A serious vulnerability in its antivirus solutions has forced the security provider AVAST to disable JavaScript in its products for security reasons. Here are a few details. Advertising

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ConfigMgr ‘House-Keeping’ Collections

[German]Today a small article with a tip for administrators who use ConfigMgr for update management of Windows machines. It is about the organization and troubleshooting of SCCM collections. Advertising

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Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) discontinued

[German]Microsoft has probably discontinued the Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan). The app has been removed from the Microsoft download area. Advertising

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