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Richard Tsang  

Manager, Software Engineering for Security Content

Patch Tuesday - August 2020

120 Vulnerabilities Patched in Microsoft's August 2020 Update Tuesday (2020-Aug Patch Tuesday)August 2020 brings along patches for 120 vulnerabilities within the standard set of Microsoft products (Windows, Office, Browsers, and Developer Tools such as .NET Framework, ASP.NET, and Visual Studio).  Among the crowd…

Patch Tuesday - July 2020

100+ vulnerabilities patched during Patch Tuesdays the new normAnother 123 CVEs are covered this month from Microsoft for the 2020-Jul Patch Tuesday.  In addition to our usual suspects like Windows, Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Office this Patch Tuesday addresses several developer-type tools such…

Patch Tuesday - June 2020

June 2020's Microsoft Patch Tuesday gives us a whopping 129 CVEs patched (excluding Adobe Flash which addresses CVE-2020-9633 -- a high severity remote code execution vulnerability).  While the consistently high volume of vulnerabilities being addressed each month is alarming at times, there is a sense…

Patch Tuesday - April 2020

Global working-from-home routines haven't slowed down Microsoft and its ability to help close up vulnerabilities in their products. This April Patch Tuesday (WFH-edition), Microsoft has knocked 113 vulnerabilities out of the park. It's not the highest we've seen, but it is still an impressive spread…

Patch Tuesday - March 2020

Let's start off talking about CVE-2020-0688 from last month -- the Microsoft Exchange Validation Key RCE vulnerability. At the time it was published February 11, 2020, the vulnerability had not seen active exploitation. As of March 9, 2020, there were increasing reports of activity happening…

Patch Tuesday - February 2020

A relatively modest 99-vulnerability February Patch Tuesday has arrived with a fix for the Internet Explorer 0-day CVE-2020-0674 (originally ADV200001) announced back on January 17.  Fortunately, that is the only vulnerability reported this month that has been seen actively exploited in the wild.  Our usual…

Patch Tuesday - December 2019

Today we come to the end of 2019's monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday (also known as Update Tuesday). This Christmas, Microsoft presents us with 36 vulnerabilities (that's two less than this time last year!) and no new vulnerabilities from Adobe for Adobe Flash. Unfortunately, despite a…

Patch Tuesday - November 2019

November's Patch Tuesday is upon us and, this month, Microsoft addressed 74 vulnerabilities of which one Internet Explorer vulnerability (CVE-2019-1429) has been seen under active exploitation. By prioritizing the released Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer patches, the door to 58 of the 74 vulnerabilities will…

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