Microsoft released security updates for December to patch 34 security issues in different software category and some of the patch released under very critical list.
This Released fix categorized to different Microsoft products and most of the fixed bugs are belongs to servers and Windows 8 and 10 system based vulnerabilites.
Many of office vulnerabilities are catogoried as a defense-in-depth measure and the update disables the Dynamic Update Exchange protocol (DDE) in all supported editions of Microsoft Word.
Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 having many bug fixes along with this security updates.
All the windows 10 bugs are fixed by security realsed and In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
Microsoft released security updates for following catogories
– Internet Explorer
– Microsoft Edge
– Microsoft Windows
– Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
– Microsoft Exchange Server
– Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
Higly critical information disclouser vulneabities are exists when the Windows its:// protocol handler unnecessarily sends traffic to a remote site in order to determine the zone of a provided URL.
According to Microsoft,This could potentially result in the disclosure of sensitive information to a malicious site.
To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would have to trick a user into browsing to a malicious website or to an SMB or UNC path destination. An attacker who successfully tricked a user into disclosing the user’s NTLM hash could attempt a brute-force attack to disclose the corresponding hash password.
Source : GBHackers