This week Microsoft announced a ‘lower than normal’ 87 vulnerabilities across 12 of its products. Listing twelve of them as critical, the update contains important updates for Exchange Server, Office, .NET framework and more.

Of significant importance, is a critical update which impacts Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019. CVE-2020-16898 highlights a bug in the TCP/IP stack which could allow malicious code to take over an unpatched system. In addition, CVE-2020-16947 impacts Microsoft Outlook, potentially allowing an attacker to fool a user into opening a file which could be used in a malware or ransomware attack.

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