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Microsoft, Adobe patch dozens of security vulnerabilities


Securityweek - (International) Microsoft released 14 security bulletins addressing about 60 vulnerabilities affecting Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET, Office, Lync, Silverlight, and its Edge Web browser, including a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting Windows' Mount Manager that could be leveraged via a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device, and a memory corruption flaw in Office. In a separate release, Adobe addressed 35 use-after free, integer overflow, buffer overflow, and type confusion vulnerabilities for its Flash Player that could be exploited for arbitrary code execution. [ed.: For more, read this post in the Optimal Security blog.]


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:00