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June 2021: Patch Watch Digest

Posted on Jul 27, 2021 | By Pavithra Shankar

Highlights of June Digest

Weaponized Vulnerabilities

We have 138 vulnerabilities that are known exploits. Here is our analysis –

  • 2 CVE alerted by CISA.

  • 53 CVEs have RCE capabilities.

  • 20 CVE with Privilege Escalation capabilities.

  • 26 CVEs are associated with Denial of Service.

  • 3 are linked to Webapp exploits.

  • 19 CVEs are rated critical and 56 are of high severity.

Old Vulnerabilities Patched in June 2021

Security updates for 396 old vulnerabilities (ranging from 2008 to 2020) have been released.

  • 108 CVEs have known exploits.

  •  41 CVEs are classified as RCE bugs.

  • 13 CVEs linked with Privilege escalation.

  •  5 CVE was alerted by CISA.

  •  50 CVEs are rated critical and 106 of high severity. 

Microsoft June Patches 2021

Microsoft fixed 49 security vulnerabilities, including seven zero-days. 

  • 16 CVEs classified as RCE bugs.

  • 13 CVEs with privilege escalation capabilities.

  • 5 CVEs are critical, and 44 are rated as important severity.

Check out our Microsoft patch watch edition here.

 

CISA Alerts

CISA has issued alerts for seven vulnerabilities, including two publicly known exploits.

Table: June Security Patches 2021

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