Microsoft addresses the following vulnerabilities in its January batch of patches:
(MS17-003) Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3214628) Risk Rating: Critical
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.
(MS17-001) Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3214288) Risk Rating: Important
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge. This vulnerability could allow an elevation of privilege if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated permissions on the namespace directory of a vulnerable system and gain elevated privileges.
(MS17-002) Security Update for Microsoft Office (3214291) Risk Rating: Important
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(MS17-004) Security Update for Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (3216771)
Risk Rating: Important
A denial of service vulnerability exists in the way the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) handles authentication requests. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a denial of service on the target system's LSASS service, which triggers an automatic reboot of the system..
TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION
Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through the following Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using the Vulnerability Protection product or OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities.
MS Bulletin ID
DPI Rule Number
DPI Rule Name
Vulnerability Protection and IDF Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) Denial Of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0004)
Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0003)
Administrators of NGINX web servers running PHP-FPM are advised to patch a vulnerability (CVE-2019-11043) that can let threat actors execute remote code on vulnerable, NGINX-enabled web servers. Here’s what you need to know.