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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday Fixes Two CVEs Under Active Attack

The other bug under active attack is CVE-2018-8120, a Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability affecting Windows 7, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2. This bug lets an attacker who is logged onto a system run a specially crafted file to gain privileged access. While it's being actively used in malware, …

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It's 2018, and a webpage can still pwn your Windows PC – and apps can escape Hyper-V

This affects just Windows 7 and Server 2008. It was found and reported by Anton Cherepanov of ESET. However, Windows 10 is affected by CVE-2018-8170, a privilege escalation in Windows' image processing system – if an application throws a dodgy snap at the kernel, it can gain admin access over …

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Windows out-of-band patches overshadow April Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released an out-of-band patch on March 29 to close a Windows kernel escalation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2018-1038) for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit systems. “The access to the RAM on the system is apparently wide open unless you apply the update they made …

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