Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft Security Update Releases (Feb. 17, 2021)

[German]Small addendum from this week: Microsoft has published a summary of changed security descriptions for Excel RCE vulnerabilities and also points to revised servicing stack updates. Here is a brief overview of the info I received via email on 2/18/2021. … Continue reading

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Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Windows Shell

[German]Today another topic that has been on my agenda for a while. There is a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows shell that allows a local attacker to escalate user privileges. But it’s quite difficult and can only be exploited … Continue reading

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Windows/Office: Patchday review February 2021

[German]On February 9, 2021, Microsoft released a whole load of security updates for Windows, Office and so on on February Patchday. In this article, I would like to take a look at some of the bugs that were fixed and … Continue reading

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New vulnerabilities discovered in TCP/IP stacks, patches for Windows TCP/IP vulnerabilities

[German]Security researchers have found vulnerabilities in nine TCP/IP stacks (according to Amnesia:33), and issued a warning. Microsoft has closed three critical vulnerabilities in the Windows TCP/IP stack as of February 9, 2021, on the occasion of February Patchday. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (February 9, 2021)

[German]On February 9, 2021, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, and so on. Here you can find a compact overview of these updates. A list of the updates can be found on this … Continue reading

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Intel Graphics driver security updates 15.45.34.5174 and 15.40.48.5171

[German]Intel has released Intel Graphics driver version 15.45.34.5174 and 15.40.48.5171 for Windows 7, 8 and 10. The driver fixes some bugs and also some (undetailled) vulnerabilities. Details and release notes may be found on the linked Intel pages. (via) Advertising

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Windows Secure Boot (DBX) Update KB4535680 offered on BIOS Systems

[German]Microsoft has released the Windows security update KB4535680 for Secure Boot (DBX). The update will be offered via Windows Update. Some users with BIOS boards are also receiving this update. Here are a few remarks about that topics. Advertising

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Windows 10: Vulnerability allows to destroy NTFS media content

[German]There is a previously unpatched vulnerability in the implementation of the NTFS file system used by Windows 10. Via this vulnerability, it is possible for attackers to destroy the contents of an NTFS volume used under Windows 10. It is … Continue reading

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Windows Security Update KB4535680 for Secure Boot (DBX)

[German]Microsoft has released update KB4535680 on January 12, 2021. It is a security update for Secure Boot (DBX), which can be used by Windows on UEFI machines. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (January 12, 2021)

[German]On January 12, 2021, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, and so on. Here is a concise overview of these updates.A list of updates can be found on this Microsoft page. Details about … Continue reading

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