This month, Microsoft released security updates for 55 vulnerabilities and risk exposures, including six of Critical impact. Microsoft also released updates to resolve six vulnerabilities identified as “Zero Days”. Guidance for the most Critical updates is highlighted below:

Vulnerability

Affected Products

CVEs

Microsoft Exchange Server Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Exchange Server

CVE-2021-42321

Microsoft Excel Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft Office, Excel, 365 Apps

CVE-2021-42292

Remote Desktop Client Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Remote Desktop Client

CVE-2021-38666

Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption

Microsoft Windows 10, 11, Server 2016, 2019, 2022

CVE-2021-42279

SAINT released updates for these issues on November 10, 2021. Please ensure your SAINT product is updated to version 9.10.2 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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