April 2021: Patch Watch Digest
Posted on May 14, 2021 | By Pavithra Shankar
Highlights of April Digest
We have 46 vulnerabilities that are known exploits. Here is our analysis –
1 CVE is linked to CryptoMix ransomware.
5 CVEs were alerted by CISA.
5 CVEs have RCE capabilities.
1 CVE with Privilege Escalation weakness.
2 CVEs are associated with Denial of Service.
1 CVE is rated critical and 22 are of high severity.
735 Old vulnerabilities have been issued security updates ranging from the year 2003 to 2020.
1 CVE is linked CrpytoMix ransomware.
12 CVEs have been alerted by CISA.
19 CVEs are critical and 213 are high severity.
89% of the weaponized vulnerabilities are old weaknesses which shows that attackers systematically target them to exploit.
Microsoft issued patches for 108 security vulnerabilities, including five Zero days (CVE-2021-2709, CVE-2021-28312, CVE-2021-28437, CVE-2021-28458, CVE-2021-28310)
Oracle rolls out 390 security patches in which 221vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable.
31 vulnerabilities have been issued a warning alert by CISA
5 CVEs have been weaponized with known exploits.
3 CVEs are rated critical, and 9 of high severity.
Table: April 2021 Security Patches
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