Microsoft December 2021 Patch Tuesday : Zero day exploited to spread emotet malware


Microsoft has released 67 security fixes for software including seven critical issues and a zeroday flaw being actively exploited by cybercriminals. Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities, privilege escalation security flaws, spoofing bugs, and denialofservice issues are addressed.

Products impacted by Microsoft’s December security update include Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerShell, the Chromiumbased Edge browser, the Windows Kernel, Print Spooler, and Remote Desktop Client. The tech giant tackled 71 vulnerabilities during the October Patch Tuesday fixes. Last month, Microsoft resolved 55 bugs in the November batch of security fixes.

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