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November 10, 2021
Microsoft released a security update to shut down a publicly exploited vulnerability in the beleaguered on-premises messaging platform.
October 13, 2021
In addition to the publicly exploited bug, Microsoft corrected 76 flaws, including four that had been publicly disclosed, in this month's batch of security updates.
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.
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