Microsoft releases massive security update for Windows

The September 2017 “Patch Tuesday” from Microsoft for Windows fixes 81 vulnerabilities, according to a report by Softpedia.

27 vulnerabilities have been rated as critical, while 39 vulnerabilities allow remote code execution.

“In case you’re using Microsoft’s browsers, you should know that no less than 22 critical vulnerabilities are affecting these applications,” said Softpedia.

One of the standout vulnerabilities is detailed in CVE-2017-8759 and affects Microsoft’s .NET Framework.

Exploits have already been discovered in the wild and users should install the patch as soon as possible, said Microsoft.

Adobe is also fixing Flash Player vulnerabilities, and Windows users will receive a new version via Windows Update.

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