High Threat Security Alert (A22-08-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (August 2022)
10 August 2022
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. The list of security updates can be found at: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/releaseNote/2022-Aug
Reports indicated that a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-34713) in Microsoft Windows and Server is being actively exploited in the wild and an information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2022-30134) in Microsoft Exchange Server is at a high risk of exploitation. System administrators are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, 11
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, 2022
Microsoft Windows Server, version 20H2
Microsoft Office 2013, 2013 RT, 2016, 2019, LTSC 2021
Microsoft Office Online Server
Microsoft Excel 2013, 2013 RT, 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2013 RT, 2016
Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016, 2019
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016, 2019, 2022
.NET Core 3.1
Azure Real Time Operating System GUIX Studio
Azure Site Recovery VMWare to Azure
Open Management Infrastructure
Depending on the vulnerability exploited, a successful attack could lead to remote code execution, denial of service, elevation of privilege, information disclosure, security feature bypass and spoofing.
Patches for affected products are available from the Windows Update / Microsoft Update Catalog. Users of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.