Patch Tuesday, June 2018

For June's Patch Tuesday Microsoft is patching 50 CVEs and releasing 2 advisories. Adobe Flash is back, as always, with a roll up patch for multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities. Since a zero day remote code exploit was discovered in the wild just last week (CVE-2018-5002) you should definitely make sure that your Flash installation is patched (if you still use Flash at all, that is). The other advisory is a roll-up "Defense in Depth" patch for the Office Suite.

Over all there only eleven vulnerabilities patched that are rated Critical. However, the wide majority of those vulnerabilities are remote code execution affecting web browsing, either in Internet Explorer or MS Edge directly, the scripting engines for VBScript and JScript, or the HTTP protocol stack. This includes a zero day vulnerability (CVE-2018-8267) disclosed without a patch on June 1st. The vulnerability was discovered by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative and reported to Microsoft at the end of January. They released it on the 1st after hitting the 120 day disclosure deadline followed by ZDI. Luckily there is no known public exploit for this vulnerability. In addition, the vulnerability only allows code execution inside a "sandbox" that is implemented specifically to limit the damage from exploits like this. In order to be used for something like malware installation a criminal would need to chain an exploit for this vulnerability with a second exploit to break out of the sandbox. These two factors should hopefully give the public some time to apply patches before this vulnerability presents a real threat.

The final 39 vulnerabilities are all rated Important and include patches for components of the Windows OS itself and multiple client side applications like the Office suite and Internet Explorer. There are also several server side applications including a denial of service vulnerabilities in the core web server component, HTTP.sys as well as in Hyper-V and a privilege escalation vulnerability in SharePoint.

With all of these zero days flying make sure you get to patching as soon as you can.

Critical

June 2018 Adobe Flash Security Update
ADV180014
Remote Code Execution

Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8229
Remote Code Execution

HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8231
Remote Code Execution

Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8249
Remote Code Execution

Media Foundation Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8251
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8110, CVE-2018-8111, CVE-2018-8236
Remote Code Execution

Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8243, CVE-2018-8267
Remote Code Execution

Windows DNSAPI Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8225
Remote Code Execution

Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8213
Remote Code Execution

Important

Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8227
Remote Code Execution

Cortana Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8140
Elevation of Privilege

Device Guard Code Integrity Policy Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8201, CVE-2018-8211, CVE-2018-8212, CVE-2018-8215, CVE-2018-8216, CVE-2018-8217, CVE-2018-8221
Security Feature Bypass

HIDParser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8169
Elevation of Privilege

HTTP.sys Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8226
Denial of Service

Hypervisor Code Integrity Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8219
Elevation of Privilege

Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0978
Remote Code Execution

Internet Explorer Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8113
Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0871, CVE-2018-8234
Information Disclosure

Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8235
Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8246
Information Disclosure

Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8248
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Office Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8245, CVE-2018-8247
Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft Outlook Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8244
Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8252, CVE-2018-8254
Elevation of Privilege

NTFS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1036
Elevation of Privilege

WEBDAV Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8175
Denial of Service

Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8233
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Code Integrity Module Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1040
Denial of Service

Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8205
Denial of Service

Windows Desktop Bridge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8208, CVE-2018-8214
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0982
Elevation of Privilege

Windows GDI Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8239
Information Disclosure

Windows Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8218
Denial of Service

Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8224
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8121, CVE-2018-8207
Information Disclosure

Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8210
Remote Code Execution

Windows Wireless Network Profile Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8209
Information Disclosure

Unrated

Microsoft Office Defense in Depth Update
ADV180015

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