Patch Tuesday Rundown - February 2021

This month’s Patch Tuesday is a bit less tumultuous compared to last month, with 56 new vulnerabilities, including 11 critical updates, from Microsoft. While the overall number of vulnerabilities fixed this month is relatively low, there is a zero-day (CVE-2021-1732) being exploited in the wild. Additionally, 11 of the Critical rated updates fix Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities.

Adobe has also released fixes for numerous vulnerabilities across Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, Magneto, Acrobat, and Reader. APSB21-09 specifically addresses updates for Adobe Reader that are currently being exploited in the wild.

You can find a list of all of the Patch Tuesday updates from Firefox, Adobe, Apple, and Microsoft in our Patch Tuesday Index. Our Automox experts also put together their monthly breakdown of this month’s Patch Tuesday releases here. Lastly, it’s not too late to register for our monthly Patch Tuesday Webinar happening tomorrow at 12pm ET!

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Thank you @Brittany for the excellent summary!

In addition, I’d like to mention that we’ve also added a set of Worklets as companion content. These Worklets are Microsoft’s official workaround guidance concerning two critical vulnerabilities with remote-code execution implications for TCP/IP IPv4 & IPv6 respectively.

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