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September 15, 2021
The two notable vulnerabilities, disclosed prior to this month's security update releases, receive permanent fixes to supersede earlier mitigation instructions.
August 11, 2021
Microsoft corrects a Windows zero-day and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in this month's batch of security updates.
July 14, 2021
Microsoft addressed 116 unique CVEs, including several corrections for Exchange Server, in this month's batch of security updates.
June 09, 2021
The tech company confirmed there were signs of exploitation in the wild for the vulnerabilities that affect Windows desktop and server operating systems.
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