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Microsoft Monthly Security Update (May 2023)

Release Date: 10 May 2023 3988 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

TYPE: Operating Systems - Windows OS

TYPE: Windows OS

Microsoft has released monthly security update for their products:

 

Vulnerable ProductRisk LevelImpactsNotes
BrowserMedium Risk Medium RiskElevation of Privilege
Security Restriction Bypass
 
Microsoft OfficeMedium Risk Medium RiskInformation Disclosure
Spoofing
Remote Code Execution
Security Restriction Bypass
Denial of Service
 
WindowsMedium Risk Medium RiskRemote Code Execution
Denial of Service
Elevation of Privilege
Information Disclosure
Security Restriction Bypass

CVE-2023-29336

is being exploited in the wild.

The vulnerability can be exploited by using Win32k to trigger elevation of privilege, but this CVE is required local access and it is rated as risk medium.

 

CVE-2023-24932

is being exploited in the wild.

The vulnerability can be exploited by using Windows Secure Boot to trigger security restriction bypass, but this CVE is required local access and it is rated as risk medium.

Extended Security Updates (ESU)Medium Risk Medium RiskRemote Code Execution
Information Disclosure
Denial of Service
Elevation of Privilege
Security Restriction Bypass

CVE-2023-29336

is being exploited in the wild.

The vulnerability can be exploited by using Win32k to trigger elevation of privilege, but this CVE is required local access and it is rated as risk medium.

 

CVE-2023-24932

is being exploited in the wild.

The vulnerability can be exploited by using Windows Secure Boot to trigger security restriction bypass, but this CVE is required local access and it is rated as risk medium.

Developer ToolsMedium Risk Medium RiskInformation Disclosure
Elevation of Privilege
 

 

Number of 'Extremely High Risk' product(s): 0

Number of 'High Risk' product(s): 0

Number of 'Medium Risk' product(s): 5

Number of 'Low Risk' product(s): 0

Evaluation of overall 'Risk Level': High Risk


Impact

  • Denial of Service
  • Elevation of Privilege
  • Information Disclosure
  • Remote Code Execution
  • Spoofing
  • Security Restriction Bypass

System / Technologies affected

  • Browser
  • Microsoft Office
  • Windows
  • Extended Security Updates (ESU)
  • Developer Tools

Solutions

Before installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details.

  •  Apply fixes issued by the vendor.

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