Microsoft releases 117 security fixes for critical bugs

Microsoft has released several security fixes, including a remote code execution (RCE) bug in its Exchange Server.
Microsoft Cloud for CIOsMicrosoft said the July 2021 Patch fixes 117 vulnerabilities tackling RCEs, spoofing, memory corruption and information disclosure, among others.

The Microsoft security guide indicates that the monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10, in addition to non-security updates.

Thirteen security fixes are critical and nine are zero-days.

Microsoft last week released an emergency Windows patch to fix a critical vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service called PrintNightmare. Microsoft said it has completed the investigation and has released security updates to address this vulnerability.

The Print Spooler service runs by default on Windows, including on client versions of the OS, Domain Controllers, and many Windows Server instances.

Microsoft has acquired RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management as the company aims to strengthen cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work.