Microsoft issues security advisory and workaround for Critical IE vulnerability (CVE-2020-0674)

Microsoft issued a new security advisory for a Critical Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability. Attackers could exploit the scripting engine memory corruption vulnerability CVE-2020-0674 in IE and execute arbitrary code.

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Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2020

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for January 2020 to include 334 vulnerability fixes across multiple products. The company also continues to receive reports of remote attackers attempting to maliciously exploit unpatched vulnerabilities.

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Microsoft January 2020 Security Updates (includes fix for Windows CryptoAPI vulnerability)

Microsoft issued the January 2020 Security Updates that include 49 unique vulnerability fixes, 8 of those rated critical and 29 rated important. One of the patches addresses a CryptoAPI Spoofing vulnerability CVE-2020-0601. DHS CISA also issued an emergency directive with recommendations to patch this Windows CryptoAPI, Windows Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway), and Windows Remote Desktop Client.

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Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 versions reach end of support

The time has finally arrived. Microsoft Windows 7 and multiple versions of Windows Server 2008 have reached end of support today, January 14, 2020. As a result, customers will no longer receive technical support and software updates for those products as of today.

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