Microsoft May 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 3 zero-days, 75 flaws

Today Microsoft’s May 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for three zero-day vulnerabilities, with one actively exploited, and a total of 75 flaws.

Of the 75 vulnerabilities fixed in today’s update, eight are classified as ‘Critical’ as they allow remote code execution or elevation of privileges.

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

  • 21 Elevation of Privilege Vulnerabilities
  • 4 Security Feature Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • 26 Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • 17 Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • 6 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • 1 Spoofing Vulnerability
  • 0 Edge – Chromium Vulnerabilities

For information about the non-security Windows updates, you can read about today’s Windows 10 KB5013942 and KB5013945 updates and the Windows 11 KB5013943 update.

Three zero-days fixed, two actively exploited

This month’s Patch Tuesday includes fixes for three zero-day vulnerabilities, with one actively exploited and the others publicly disclosed.

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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Microsoft May 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 3 zero-days, 75 flaws (bleepingcomputer.com)

Windows 10 KB5013942 and KB5013945 updates and the Windows 11 KB5013943 update.