Microsoft's Mega Patch Tuesday: 147 Fixes for Zero-Days and Widespread Vulnerabilities

April 12, 2024
Microsoft's Mega Patch Tuesday: 147 Fixes for Zero-Days and Widespread Vulnerabilities
  • Microsoft's April 2024 Patch Tuesday introduced fixes for a record 147 vulnerabilities.

  • The update addressed two zero-day vulnerabilities, CVE-2024-29988 and CVE-2024-26234, that were being actively exploited.

  • Critical issues fixed included remote code execution, Secure Boot bypasses, and flaws in Microsoft Defender for IoT.

  • Significant focus was on Microsoft SQL Server with 38 vulnerabilities, and Windows Remote Access Connection Manager with 9 vulnerabilities.

  • 24 vulnerabilities related to Windows Secure Boot were patched, highlighting ongoing concerns about Secure Boot security.

  • Nuspire's response includes proactive patching and threat hunting to safeguard client environments.

  • Other major vendors like Android, Google Chrome, and SAP concurrently issued their own security updates.

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