Microsoft yesterday released a  new Patch Tuesday September 2017 update . The Patch Tuesday update comes with fixes for not less than 81 vulnerabilities which includes vulnerabilities in Adobe software.

The Patch Tuesday update is available for download via Windows Update. Microsoft confirms that out of the total 27 vulnerabilities have been rated as critical and 39 of them allow Remote Code execution. This would mean that an attacker can get complete control of the system.

There are fixes for about 22 critical vulnerabilities which are found in the company’s Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10. The main vulnerabilities are related to the Scripting Engine.

Main vulnerability the users would be looking at in detail is CVE-2017-8759 which affects Microsoft’s .NET Framework. This vulnerability which is marked as important, the company advice’s the users to patch the vulnerabilities as soon as possible.

The Patch Tuesday update also contains fixing for Flash Player Vulnerabilities and a new version can be downloaded by Windows users via the Windows Update. We @Windows Latest requests users to patch their systems with the Latest update as early as possible and make sure to save your recent works since the process completion would require a reboot of the system.

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