CERT-In discovers numerous glitches in Microsoft products, recommends users to upgrade their software

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) – The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued a warning regarding multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, including Windows, Office, Azure, and more. These vulnerabilities could allow attackers to gain elevated privileges, obtain information disclosure, and cause denial-of-service conditions.

According to the CERT-In advisory, the vulnerabilities in Microsoft products could lead to a range of attacks, including remote code execution, spoofing, and bypassing security restrictions. The agency highlighted issues in Microsoft Windows related to improper access restrictions and the implementation of the Mark of the Web feature.

Users are urged to apply security updates provided by Microsoft to mitigate the risks associated with these vulnerabilities. In addition to Microsoft products, CERT-In also warned of vulnerabilities in Android and Mozilla Firefox web browsers that could allow attackers to access sensitive information and execute arbitrary code.

The affected software versions include ‘Android 12, 12L, 13, 14’, and ‘Mozilla Firefox versions prior to 124.0.1 and Mozilla Firefox ESR versions before 115.9.1’. It is essential for users to stay vigilant and apply necessary security measures to protect their systems from potential cyber threats.–IANS


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