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Microsoft Security Updates – JUNE 2018

Below are key resources documenting this recent monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday release

https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Microsoft+June+2018+Patch+Tuesday/23758/

https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/06/ms-tuesday.html

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/summary

Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 50 flaws, with 11 of them rated “critical,” and 39 rated “important.” These vulnerabilities impact Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chakra Scripting Engine, Windows DNSAPI, Microsoft Office, Windows Kernel and more.

In addition to the 50 vulnerabilities referenced above, Microsoft has also released a critical update advisory, ADV180014, the June 2018 Adobe Flash Security Update, which addresses the vulnerabilities described in the security bulletin.

Critical vulnerabilities — This month, Microsoft is addressing 11 vulnerabilities that are rated “critical.” Talos believes these three vulnerabilities in particular are notable and require prompt attention.

CVE-2018-8225 – Windows DNSAPI Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8229 – Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8267 – Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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