Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Fixes for 0-Day and 74 Other Flaws Released

The latest edition of Patch Tuesday offers fixes for 7 critical flaws, including 5 RCE (remote code execution) bugs and 2 EoP (elevation of privilege) flaws, and 67 other relatively minor flaws.

Microsoft has released its May 2022 Patch Tuesday update. This time, the company has released fixes for 74 new security flaws, including a Windows LSA Spoofing Vulnerability.

According to the Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft, this vulnerability was being actively exploited in the wild. It is worth noting that Microsoft releases patches for its products on every month’s second Tuesday, hence the name Patch Tuesday.

Which Products Received Patches?

May’s security update involves patches for several components of the Windows OS such as the Visual Studio platform, the .NET platform, MS Office, Exchange Server, Remote Desktop Client, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Authentication Methods, BitLocker, Windows Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, MS Edge, and NTFS. A Beijing-based cybersecurity firm Cyber-Kunlun reported 30 out of the 74 vulnerabilities. 

Details of the Fixes

Apart from the abovementioned vulnerability, the latest edition of Patch Tuesday offers fixes for seven critical flaws, including 5 RCE (remote code execution) bugs and 2 EoP (elevation of privilege) flaws, and 67 other relatively minor flaws. Furthermore, the tech giant has fixed

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