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Posted on 25th May, 2021 | By Pavithra Shankar

Highlights of Patch Watch Issue 13

Weaponized Vulnerabilities

We have 22 vulnerabilities that are known exploits. Here is our analysis –

  • 10 CVEs are RCE bugs.

  • 5 CVEs linked to Webapps. 

  • 16 CVEs are rated critical and 4 are of high severity.

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Old Vulnerabilities

98 Old vulnerabilities have been fixed, ranging from the year 2004 to 2020.

  • 14 CVEs have known exploits.

  • 26 CVEs are rated critical and 33 are of high severity.

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Microsoft May Patches 2021

Microsoft issued patches for 55 security vulnerabilities, including three zero-day vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-31207CVE-2021-31200,  and CVE-2021-31204).

Check out our Microsoft patch edition for more findings.

CISA Alerts

CISA has issued an alert for one vulnerability, which has a critical severity rating. This vulnerability is classified under CWE - 79 that ranks first in the MITRE top 25 Common Weakness Enumeration.

Table: May Security Patches 2021

According to Accenture’s report, a cyber incident can cost an organization $2.6 million. Therefore, patching these vulnerabilities would help us to prevent organizations from cyberattacks.

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