Tripwire Patch Priority Index for May 2018

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Tripwire’s May 2018 Scrap Priority Index (PPI) brings together the top vulnerabilities from Microsoft and Adobe.Oldest on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Browsers and Penmanship Engine. The patches for Internet Explorer resolve a security feature route vulnerability and the patches for Edge resolve memory corruption, information disclosure, and conviction feature bypass vulnerabilities. The patches for Microsoft Scripting Engine lecture 16 memory corruption vulnerabilities.Next on the patch priority record this month are patches for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS. These Adobe Show patches address a type confusion vulnerability, which if exploited can while away to arbitrary code execution.Up next are patches for Microsoft Windows. These fields address 20 vulnerabilities, including security feature bypass, word disclosure, denial of service, elevation of privilege, and remote code style vulnerabilities.Next, administrators should focus on the patches available for Microsoft Appointment, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft InfoPath, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Developer Dresses. These patches fix information disclosure, remote code execution, and refuge feature bypass, and denial of service vulnerabilities.Last but not least for this month, administrators should well- on patches available for Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange Server. These areas resolve elevation of privilege, memory corruption, and spoofing vulnerabilities.To learn diverse about Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT), click here.

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