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Patch Tuesday, May 2018

May's Patch Tuesday is here and it looks like these monthly releases have plateaued at around 70 CVEs patched per month. May comes in with 68 CVEs total including 21 rated "Critical", 44 rated "Important", and three rated "Low".

Among the Critical vulnerabilities, issues with the Microsoft Scripting engine continues to plague Microsoft products. Any product from IE to Office that can execute VBscript or Javascript could be vulnerable to remote code execution. Also included in the Critical list are two remote code execution vulnerabilities for the Hyper-V cloud platform.

May's release also contains the out of band patch for CVE-2018-8115 affecting the Windows Host Compute Service Shim library. This service allows for the launch of Windows Server containers from services like Docker. A malicious container could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on any system installing (or "pulling") the container. Microsoft issued an out of band patch for this vulnerability last week, but rolled it up into Patch Tuesday for those that didn't manually install the patch.

Among the Important and Low rated vulnerabilities, there are dozens of vulnerabilities patched for server platforms like SharePoint and Exchange Server as well as client software like the Office Suite, Outlook, IE and Edge.


May 2018 Adobe Flash Security Update
Remote Code Execution

Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0943, CVE-2018-8130, CVE-2018-8133, CVE-2018-8177
Remote Code Execution

Hyper-V Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0959, CVE-2018-0961
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0945, CVE-2018-0946, CVE-2018-0951, CVE-2018-0953, CVE-2018-0954, CVE-2018-0955, CVE-2018-1022, CVE-2018-8114, CVE-2018-8122, CVE-2018-8128, CVE-2018-8137, CVE-2018-8139
Remote Code Execution

Windows Host Compute Service Shim Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution



.NET and .NET Core Denial of Service Vulnerability
Denial of Service

.NET Framework Device Guard Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
Security Feature Bypass

Azure IoT SDK Spoofing Vulnerability

Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Information Disclosure

DirectX Graphics Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Internet Explorer Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft Browser Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Information Disclosure

Microsoft COM for Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0905, CVE-2018-1021
Information Disclosure

Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8123, CVE-2018-8179
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8147, CVE-2018-8148, CVE-2018-8162
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Exchange Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Microsoft Exchange Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Exchange Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Microsoft InfoPath Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8157, CVE-2018-8158, CVE-2018-8161
Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Outlook Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Information Disclosure

Microsoft Outlook Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
Security Feature Bypass

Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8149, CVE-2018-8155, CVE-2018-8156, CVE-2018-8168
Elevation of Privilege

Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8120, CVE-2018-8124, CVE-2018-8164, CVE-2018-8166
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Common Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Image Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Elevation of Privilege

Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8127, CVE-2018-8141
Information Disclosure

Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-0854, CVE-2018-0958, CVE-2018-8129, CVE-2018-8132
Security Feature Bypass



Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8153, CVE-2018-8154

Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Remote Code Execution

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