March Patch Tuesday sees Hyper-V join the guest-host escape club

March 12, 2024 at 08:21PM Microsoft’s latest Patch Tuesday delivered 61 CVE-tagged vulnerabilities, including two critical bugs affecting Windows Hyper-V hypervisor. One is a remote code execution (RCE) flaw, while the other is a denial of service (DOS) vulnerability. Other high-severity flaws include a critical RCE in Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) and an elevation of … Read more

New year, new bugs in Windows, Adobe, Android, more to be fixed

January 9, 2024 at 05:35PM Microsoft’s recent Patch Tuesday brought 49 Windows security updates and four high-severity Chrome flaws for Edge. Although there’s no active exploitation, two critical CVEs are listed as “exploitation more likely.” Adobe and SAP also released patches for their products, while Google’s Android Security Bulletin addressed 59 CVEs. No prior exploits … Read more

October Windows Server updates cause Hyper-V VM boot issues

October 17, 2023 at 08:37AM Hyper-V hosts running Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 are experiencing issues with virtual machines (VMs) failing to boot after installing certain Patch Tuesday updates. Uninstalling the problematic updates resolves the issue, and Microsoft has yet to acknowledge it. In the past, the company released emergency updates to fix … Read more