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  • June 2018 Patch Tuesday is upon us

    Posted on June 12th, 2018 at 13:05 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The June Security Updates have been released for all versions of Windows, Office and various other Microsoft products.

    As usual, Martin Brinkman has his amazing overview available on the ghacks site. The updates according to operating system:

    • Windows 7: 9 vulnerabilities of which 2 are rated critical and 7 important.
    • Windows 8.1: 8 vulnerabilities of which 2 are rated critical and 6 important.
    • Windows 10 version 1607: 25 vulnerabilities of which 4 are rated critical and 21 important.
    • Windows 10 version 1703: 25 vulnerabilities of which 3 are rated critical and 22 important.
    • Windows 10 version 1709: 27 vulnerabilities of which 4 are rated critical and 23 important.
    • Windows 10 version 1803: 26 vulnerabilities of which 4 are rated critical and 22 important.

    Windows Server products

    • Windows Server 2008 R2: 9 vulnerabilities which 2 are rated critical and 7 important.
    • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2: 8 vulnerabilities which 2 are rated critical and 6 important.
    • Windows Server 2016: 24 vulnerabilities of which 4 are rated critical and 22 important.

    Other Microsoft Products

    • Internet Explorer 11: 4 vulnerabilities, 2 critical, 2 important
    • Microsoft Edge: 7 vulnerabilities, 3 critical, 4 important

    Martin also has a list of known issues for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 10 v.1607, Windows 10 v.1709, and Windows 10 v.1803 on his site.

    UPDATE: Security Updates are available for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, and 2016. Also for the Excel Viewer 2007 and the Office Compatibility Pack SP3. These updates do not include Office 365 or C2R.

    Patch reliability is unknown at this time. Unless you have a specific reason to install updates, you should wait until Susan Bradley (Patch Lady) has had time to evaluate them and/or Woody gives the DEFCON go-ahead.