This month, Microsoft released security updates for 66 vulnerabilities and risk exposures, including three of Critical impact, and 62 classified as Important. Microsoft also released updates to resolve one vulnerability identified as “Zero Day”. Guidance for the most Critical updates is highlighted below:

Vulnerability
Affected Products
CVEs
MSHTML remote code execution
All Windows versions
CVE-2021-40444
OMI remote code execution
Azure Open Management Infrastructure
CVE-2021-38647
Windows DNS elevation of privilege
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
CVE-2021-36968
Windows Scripting Engine memory corruption
All Windows versions
CVE-2021-26435
Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service elevation of privilege
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
CVE-2021-36967
Vulnerability
MSHTML remote code execution
OMI remote code execution
Windows DNS elevation of privilege
Windows Scripting Engine memory corruption
Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service elevation of privilege
Affected Products
All Windows versions
Azure Open Management Infrastructure
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
All Windows versions
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
CVEs
CVE-2021-40444
CVE-2021-38647
CVE-2021-36968
CVE-2021-26435
CVE-2021-36967

SAINT released updates for these issues on September 15, 2021. Please ensure your SAINT product is updated to version 9.9.83 or higher and scan your environment to ensure all updates have been applied, to mitigate against threats that target these vulnerabilities.  Additional information about these vulnerabilities, as well as the impacts and resolution details can be found in the Tutorials released in this update.

If you need assistance updating SAINT to the current version or help on other SAINT topics, contact support at support@saintcorporation.com. If you need assistance getting SAINT for your organization, please contact sales at be.secure@carsoninc.com.

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