Date: 10 November 2021
On 9 November 2021 Microsoft published Security Updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Included were critical updates for the following:
- Microsoft Dynamics 365
- Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and 2019
- Remote Desktop client for Windows Desktop
- Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10 and 11
- Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019 and 2022
- Windows Server Core 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, 2022, 20H2 and 2004
Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could allow an actor to execute code remotely.
Of note, Microsoft has indicated that exploitation has been detected for the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-42321 and CVE-2021-42292.
The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web links and apply the necessary updates.
November 2021 Release Notes
Security Update Guide
Note to Readers
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