Microsoft on Tuesday released security patched (KB4010250) by patching Adobe Flash Player for its user’s of Internet Explorer on Window 8.1 and later.
Microsoft states that no other security updates are scheduled for release until the next scheduled monthly update release on March 14, 2017. The security patch is now available to all windows customers over window update.
The security patch is now available to all windows customers over Window update in your update and security tab.
However, Microsoft mailed big infrastructure to alert them of incoming patched on Monday and advising them to update their systems.
This security update is rated Critical. Update for MS17-005 for Adobe Flash Player addresses remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities for all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016. supported Windows systems.
Microsoft Won’t Patch Two Disclosed Flaws Until 14th March
Two of the security vulnerability is still unpatched by Microsoft, which have been already been disclosed in public by Google Project Zero team, giving attackers enough time to develop malicious codes to target Window users.
1)Window SMB vulnerability that affects Window 8, Window 10 and Window server. The researcher has already demonstrated proof-of-concept for the flaw was released just over a week ago.
2)The another flaw which is unpatched is one which is disclosed by Google, which resides in GDI Interface(GDI) library, with proof-of-concept, an attacker can exploit the vulnerability before the patch issued by Microsoft.
Microsoft security updates are released on the second Tuesday of each month but they have arrived quite quickly. It is unsure why Microsoft patched these vulnerability remaining other two vulnerability unpatched.
So as soon as possible update your system to stay safe from attackers and wait for the complete patch until March 14 for the Tuesday Fix.
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