Microsoft has released the January 2022 Security Updates that includes patches and advisories for 127 vulnerabilities, 10 of those rated Critical.
Security Updates & Patches
Citrix has addressed a vulnerability in Workspace App for Linux that could result in elevation of privileges as root.
WordPress has released WordPress 5.8.3 security and maintenance update that includes fixes for 4 security vulnerabilities.
VMware has issued a patch to fix a High risk vulnerability (CVE-2021-22045) in VMware Workstation, Fusion and ESXi.
Google has released Chrome 97 security update (97.0.4692.71) for Windows, Mac and Linux with fixes for one Critical and ten High risk vulnerabilities.
Microsoft has issued an emergency Exchange server patch that fixes an issue where email messages can get stuck in transport queues.
The Apache Software Foundation has released a new security update to address another Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44832) where Log4j2 is vulnerable to remote code execution (RCE) via JDBC Appender when an attacker controls a configuration file.
The Apache HTTP Server Project has patched two vulnerabilities in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.51, one of those rated High severity.
As affected organizations and vendors continue to identify products affected by Log4Shell remote code execution (RCE) Log4j vulnerability, Apache has released additional Log4j security updates to fix another RCE vulnerability (CVE-2021-45046).
As organizations continue to discover and patch the severe Apache Log4j vulnerability on their networks, Palo Alto Networks is recommending their customers leverage their next generation firewalls with Threat Prevention service, along with Cortex XDR and Prisma Cloud to help mitigate the threat.