A security researcher has developed new proof-of-concept (PoC) code that can exploit an SMBv3 compression remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability CVE-2020-0796 on unpatched Windows systems.
U.S. government cybersecurity experts are providing guidance on the “top 10” most commonly exploited vulnerabilites. The alert helps highlight the importance of patching and prioritizing vulnerabilities with known exploits.
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.