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Patch Tuesday sees Microsoft issue fixes for 82 security flaws, including one exploited by FinFisher spyware

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Microsoft eliminates 82 bugs in September Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday has come round, once again, with Microsoft patching a total of 82 flaws in its September batch.

Of those,26 arerated 'critical', including a patch for anactively exploited zero-day vulnerability tied to Microsoft's .Net framework.

Security firm FireEye uncovered the zero-day flaw, which could allowattackers to "take control of an affected system" to install programmes, delete data, or create new accounts with full user rights", it claimed.

According to Microsoft, "an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability in software using the .Net framework could take control of an affected system.

"An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights."

FireEye says that the exploit is...(continued)

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