Microsoft July 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes exploited zero-day, 84 flaws

Today is Microsoft’s July 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for one actively exploited zero-day vulnerability and a total of 84 flaws.

Four of the 84 vulnerabilities fixed in today’s update are classified as ‘Critical’ as they allow remote code execution.

The number of bugs in each vulnerability category is listed below:

  • 52 Elevation of Privilege Vulnerabilities
  • 4 Security Feature Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • 12 Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • 11 Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • 5 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

The above counts do not include two vulnerabilities previously fixed in Microsoft Edge.

Actively exploited zero-day fixed

This month’s Patch Tuesday fixes an actively exploited zero-day elevation of privileges vulnerability.

Microsoft classifies a vulnerability as a zero-day if it is publicly disclosed or actively exploited with no official fix available.

Actively exploited zero-day fixed

This month’s Patch Tuesday fixes an actively exploited zero-day elevation of privileges vulnerability.

Microsoft classifies a vulnerability as a zero-day if it is publicly disclosed or actively exploited with no official fix available.

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The July 2022 Patch Tuesday Security Updates

To access the full description of each vulnerability and the systems that it affects, you can view the full report here.

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