This month, Microsoft released security updates for 84 vulnerabilities and risk exposures, including 13 rated critical, and two identified as “zero day”.  Guidance for the most critical updates is highlighted below:


Affected Products


Windows COM+ Event System Service Elevation of Privilege (EoP) Vulnerability

All Windows versions


Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Microsoft Office for Mac 2019 and LTSC 2021


Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes cluster Connect Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes cluster and Azure Stack Edge


SAINT released updates for these issues on October 12, 2022. Please ensure your SAINT product is updated to version 9.11.41 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.

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