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VERT Threat Alert: June 2018 Patch Tuesday Analysis

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Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s June 2018 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-782 on Wednesday, June 13th.

In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs

This code execution vulnerability exists in Internet Explorer’s scripting engine and relates to the handling of objects in memory. Successful exploitation would lead to code execution in the context of the current user. This could be used in a drive-by attack but also by utilizing ActiveX within a Microsoft office document.

Microsoft has rated this as a 1 on the Exploitability Index (Exploitation More Likely)

CVE Breakdown by Tag

While historical Microsoft Security Bulletin groupings are gone, Microsoft vulnerabilities are tagged with an identifier. This list provides a breakdown of the CVEs on a per tag basis.

TagCVE CountCVEsWindows Hyper-V2CVE-2018-8218, CVE-2018-8219Microsoft NTFS1CVE-2018-1036Microsoft Windows14CVE-2018-8175, CVE-2018-8205,...(continued)
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