Microsoft fixes 56 security flaws in February patch release

MCP Magazine | at | by Mike

Microsoft's February security patch bundle rolled out on Tuesday to address 56 security vulnerabilities.

Specifically, the patches include 11 common vulnerabilities and exposures deemed "Critical," 43 CVEs considered "Important" and two CVEs assessed as "Moderate" in severity. One vulnerability affecting Windows systems was known to be exploited before Tuesday's patch release. There are also six vulnerabilities that are described as being "publicly known," which represents increased risk for organizations.