Update now: Microsoft patches 97 bugs including 6 zero-days and a wormable one

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 17:02:25 +0000

The first Patch Tuesday of the year 2022 is here. Make sure you’re up to date!

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‘Wormable’ Flaw Leads January 2022 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 22:18:55 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug nearly 120 security holes in Windows and supported software. Six of the vulnerabilities were publicly detailed already, potentially giving attackers a head start in figuring out how to exploit them in unpatched systems. More concerning, Microsoft warns that one of the flaws fixed this month is “wormable,” meaning no human interaction would be required for an attack to spread from one vulnerable Windows box to another.

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