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Microsoft Releases August 2022 Security Updates

Scheduled updates for Microsoft products

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Summary

Scheduled updates for Microsoft products


The following platforms are also known to be affected:

  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Azure Batch Node Agent
  • Azure Real Time Operating System
  • Microsoft ATA Port Driver
  • Microsoft Bluetooth Driver
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT)
  • Remote Access Service Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Role: Windows Fax Service
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • System Center Operations Manager
  • Windows Bluetooth Service
  • Windows Canonical Display Driver
  • Windows Cloud Files Mini Filter Driver
  • Windows Defender Credential Guard
  • Windows Digital Media
  • Windows Error Reporting
  • Windows Hello
  • Windows Kerberos
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows Local Security Authority (LSA)
  • Windows Network File System
  • Windows Partition Management Driver
  • Windows Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows Secure Boot
  • Windows Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)
  • Windows Storage Spaces Direct
  • Windows Unified Write Filter
  • Windows WebBrowser Control
  • Windows Win32K

Threat details

Introduction

Microsoft has released updates to address 121 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, with 17 of them rated as critical. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.


Remediation advice

Affected organisations are encouraged to review Microsoft’s August 2022 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the relevant updates.


Last edited: 10 August 2022 3:49 pm