April 15: CSW Patch Watch & Security Updates
Posted on May 4, 2021 | By Pavithra Shankar
Highlights of Patch Watch Issue 12
We have 16 vulnerabilities that are known exploits. Here is our analysis –
4 CVEs are associated with RCE bug
2 CVEs have PE capabilities.
1 CVE is alerted by CISA.
15 CVEs are rated high and 5 are of medium severity.
145 Old vulnerabilities have been fixed, ranging from the year 2016 to 2020.
10 CVEs have known exploits
3 CVEs are alerted by CISA
51 CVEs are rated high, and 66 are of medium severity.
CISA has issued an alert for 9 vulnerabilities.
1 CVE has a known exploit.
3 CVEs are high rated and 4 are of medium severity.
Table: April Security Patches 2021
Cybercriminals were emboldened in 2021 as organizations are pushed to deal with an increased attack surface with employees working from home. So, users are recommended to apply these patches to mitigate risks stemming from these weaknesses.
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