Microsoft November 2020 Security Updates, zero-day patch for CVE-2020-17087

Microsoft has released the November 2020 Security updates that includes patches for 112 vulnerabilities, 17 of them rated Critical. In addition, the tech giant fixed a zero-day Windows kernel vulnerability CVE-2020-17087 with known public exploits.

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Microsoft March 2020 Security Updates, fix for SMBv3 RCE vulnerability (updated)

Microsoft released the March 2020 Security Updates that include 115 unique vulnerability fixes, 26 of those rated critical. This is the largest patch release in Microsoft's history. Microsoft also issued guidance and a new security update to fix an SMBv3 RCE vulnerability dubbed SMBGhost.

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Microsoft February 2020 Security Updates (includes IE zero-day fix)

Microsoft issued the February 2020 Security Updates that include 101 unique vulnerability fixes, 13 of those rated critical. The update also includes a patch for an IE zero-day scripting engine vulnerability CVE-2020-0674 disclosed in January.

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