Microsoft Patch Tuesday – May 2020

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The Patch Tuesday May 2020 security updates have arrived! Microsoft released 111 security updates for 12 different products. The vulnerabilities aren't publicly exploited or disclosed for now but we advise you to inspect all your devices and install the new patches.

⚡ TL;DR | Go Straight to the May 2020 Patch Tuesday Audit Report.

It covers products from Visual Studio, .NET Framework, Edge, Windows, Power BI, Microsoft Dynamics, and .NET Core. Even Adobe joined this release with updates for Reader and Acrobat that will resolve 24 unique CVE codes (with 12 critical CVE codes).

Patch Tuesday May 2020 Priorities

Get your priorities straight! You have to check the exploit rating: if this has a rating of one, it means that exploitation is more likely for this vulnerability. So it's important to look at the critical ones but don't forget that the most exploited vulnerabilities are rated as important. There are different metrics in place to help you prioritize like Exploitability Assessment, Publicly Disclosed or Exploited. Our Lansweeper report will help you prioritize, which are for this Patch Tuesday May 2020 edition:

  • Office and Sharepoint
  • Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft Sharepoint

Run the Patch Tuesday Audit Report

Similar to previous months, we've created an Audit Report that checks if the assets in your network are on the latest Microsoft patch update. It's color-coded to give you an easy and quick overview of which assets are already on the latest Windows update, and which ones still need to be patched. All admins are advised to install these security updates as soon as possible to protect Windows from security risks.

Overview: May 2020 Security Updates

We have compiled a list of all the security updates in the Patch Tuesday, May 2020 update.

Product NameCVE CodeCVE Vulnerability Description
Microsoft SharepointCVE-2020-1023Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution
Microsoft SharepointCVE-2020-1024Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution
Microsoft SharepointCVE-2020-1102Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution
Windows Operating SystemCVE-2020-1067Windows Remote Code Execution
MSHTML EngineCVE-2020-1064MSHTML Engine Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Edge PDFCVE-2020-1096Microsoft Edge PDF Remote Code Execution
Jet DatabaseCVE-2020-1051Jet Database Engine Remote Code
Jet DatabaseCVE-2020-1174Jet Database Engine Remote Code
Jet DatabaseCVE-2020-1175Jet Database Engine Remote Code
Jet DatabaseCVE-2020-1176Jet Database Engine Remote Code

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