Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Microsoft May 2024 Security Updates


The Microsoft May 2024 security updates have been released and consist of 57 new patches to Microsoft products. In addition, 4 third-party CVEs are documented, bringing the total number of CVEs reported to 63.

Of the Microsoft CVEs released, 1 is rated critical,57 rated important and 1 is rated moderate in security. At the time of release, one of the CVEs is listed as being publicly known and under active attack.

The security updates apply to the following products, features and roles: Windows and Windows Components; Office and Office Components; .NET Framework and Visual Studio; Microsoft Dynamics 365; Power BI; DHCP Server; Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based); and Windows Mobile Broadband.

See the list of KBs at the bottom of the page at May 2024 Security Updates - Release Notes - Security Update Guide - Microsoft for information regarding known issues with the security updates as well as the CVEs with FAQs, Mitigations and/or Workarounds. For specific information on Windows 11, versions 23H2 and 22H2, see KB5037771.  For Windows 10, Version 22H2 see KB5037778.

Recommended Reading:   See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative -- The May 2024 Security Update Review.

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