No mayday name obligatory for the yr’s fifth Patch Tuesday – Sophos Information


The deluge of patches in April dried up considerably in Might, as Microsoft on Tuesday launched 59 patches touching 11 product households. Home windows as normal takes the lion’s share of patches with 48, with the remainder unfold amongst .NET, 365 Apps for Enterprise, Azure, Bing Seek for iOS, Dynamics 365, Intune, Workplace, Energy BI, SharePoint, and Visible Studio. There is only one critical-severity challenge, affecting SharePoint.

At patch time, two points, each important-severity faults affecting Home windows, are identified to be underneath lively exploit within the wild. Ten extra important-severity vulnerabilities in Home windows and SharePoint are by the corporate’s estimation extra more likely to be exploited within the subsequent 30 days. Eight of the problems are amenable to detection by Sophos protections, and we embrace info on these in a desk under.

Along with these patches, the discharge contains advisory info on six patches associated to the Edge browser; two associated to Visible Studio however managed by GitHub, not Microsoft; and 4 from Adobe. We don’t embrace advisories within the CVE counts and graphics under, however we offer info on all of them in an appendix on the finish of the article. We’re as normal together with on the finish of this put up three different appendices itemizing all Microsoft’s patches, sorted by severity, by predicted exploitability, and by product household.

By the numbers

  • Whole Microsoft CVEs: 59
  • Whole Edge / Chrome advisory points coated in replace: 6
  • Whole non-Microsoft Visible Studio advisory points coated in replace: 2
  • Whole Adobe points coated in replace: 4
  • Publicly disclosed: 2
  • Exploited: 2
  • Severity
    • Vital: 1
    • Necessary: 57
    • Average: 1
  • Impression:
    • Distant Code Execution: 25
    • Elevation of Privilege: 17
    • Info Disclosure: 7
    • Spoofing: 4
    • Denial of Service: 3
    • Safety Characteristic Bypass: 2
    • Tampering: 1

Determine 1: Might continues the earlier month’s emphasis on RCE points, although all seven of Microsoft’s normal influence classes put in an look

Merchandise

  • Home windows: 48
  • Dynamics 365: 2
  • SharePoint: 2
  • Visible Studio: 2 (together with one shared with .NET; as well as, two advisory points apply to VS)
  • .NET: 1 (shared with Visible Studio)
  • 365 Apps for Enterprise: 1 (shared with Workplace)
  • Azure: 1
  • Bing Seek for iOS: 1
  • Intune: 1
  • Workplace: 1 (shared with 365 Apps for Enterprise)
  • Energy BI: 1

Determine 2: Home windows takes the overwhelming variety of Might patches, however solely SharePoint has a critical-severity challenge to handle

Notable Might updates and themes

Along with the problems mentioned above, a couple of particular gadgets benefit consideration.

CVE-2024-4559 – Chromium: CVE-2024-4671 Use after free in Visuals

Are we actually main this part with an advisory this month? Sure. This Chrome bug was technically patched Friday (in the future after an nameless researcher reported it to Google), and it’s talked about in Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday launch merely to guarantee Edge customers that the newest model addresses this high-severity challenge. That mentioned, Edge – and all browsers utilizing Chromium OSS – have to patch instantly, as this one was discovered within the wild. Go.

CVE-2024-30040 – Home windows MSHTML Platform Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30051 — Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Two extra points have been detected underneath exploit within the wild. The MSHTML challenge has a base CVSS worth of 8.8; the bug bypasses a characteristic in Microsoft 365 referred to as OLE Auto-Activation Block, which permits admins to forestall abuse of OLE/COM. An attacker would abuse this bug by sending the focused person a maliciously crafted file after which convincing them, to cite the bulletin, “to govern the specifically crafted file, however not essentially click on or open the malicious file.” The DWM Core Library challenge has a decrease 7.8 base CVSS – and shares the stage with three different fixes addressing that element – however the listing of credited finders is numerous and startling, together with researchers from Kaspersky, Google Menace Evaluation Group, Google Mandiant, and DBAPPSecurity WeBin Lab.

CVE-2024-30050 – Home windows Mark of the Internet Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability

April showers could also be over, however the regular pitter-pat of Mark of the Internet points continues. This one’s Average in influence and restricted in scope – a profitable assault would result in restricted losses of integrity and availability of safety features that depend on MotW, together with Protected Mode in Workplace. Nonetheless, Microsoft assesses this one to be extra more likely to be exploited inside the subsequent 30 days, and the makes use of of a vulnerability like this in a chained assault ought to be stored in thoughts. Sophos has developed Intercept X/Endpoint IPS and XGS Firewall protections towards this challenge, as coated within the desk under.

CVE-2024-30044 – Microsoft SharePoint Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability

The month’s sole Vital-severity vulnerability impacts SharePoint and is believed by Microsoft to be extra more likely to see exploitation within the subsequent 30 days. As soon as once more, Sophos has developed Intercept X/Endpoint IPS and XGS Firewall protections towards this challenge, as coated within the desk under.

Determine 3: RCE points proceed to outpace all different kinds of vulnerability in 2024

Sophos protections

CVE Sophos Intercept X/Endpoint IPS Sophos XGS Firewall
CVE-2024-29996 Exp/2429996-A Exp/2429996-A
CVE-2024-30025 Exp/2430025-A Exp/2430025-A
CVE-2024-30032 Exp/2430032-A Exp/2430032-A
CVE-2024-30034 Exp/2430034-A Exp/2430034-A
CVE-2024-30035 Exp/2430035-A Exp/2430035-A
CVE-2024-30037 Exp/2430037-A Exp/2430037-A
CVE-2024-30044 Exp/2430044-A, sid:2309589 sid:2309589
CVE-2024-30050 sid:2309595 sid:2309595

 

As you may each month, if you happen to don’t need to wait on your system to drag down Microsoft’s updates itself, you may obtain them manually from the Home windows Replace Catalog web site. Run the winver.exe instrument to find out which construct of Home windows 10 or 11 you’re working, then obtain the Cumulative Replace bundle on your particular system’s structure and construct quantity.

Appendix A: Vulnerability Impression and Severity

This can be a listing of Might patches sorted by influence, then sub-sorted by severity. Every listing is additional organized by CVE.

Distant Code Execution (25 CVEs)

Vital severity
CVE-2024-30044 Microsoft SharePoint Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
Necessary severity
CVE-2024-29997 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29998 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29999 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30000 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30001 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30002 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30003 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30004 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30005 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30006 Microsoft WDAC OLE DB supplier for SQL Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30009 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30010 Home windows Hyper-V Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30012 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30014 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30015 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30017 Home windows Hyper-V Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30020 Home windows Cryptographic Providers Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30021 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30022 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30023 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30024 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30029 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30042 Microsoft Excel Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30045 .NET and Visible Studio Distant Code Execution Vulnerability

 

Elevation of Privilege (17 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-26238 Microsoft PLUGScheduler Scheduled Process Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29994 Microsoft Home windows SCSI Class System File Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29996 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30007 Microsoft Brokering File System Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30018 Home windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30025 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30027 NTFS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30028 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30030 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30031 Home windows CNG Key Isolation Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30032 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30033 Home windows Search Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30035 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30037 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30038 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30049 Home windows Win32 Kernel Subsystem Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30051 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

 

Info Disclosure (7 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30008 Home windows DWM Core Library Info Disclosure  Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30016 Home windows Cryptographic Providers Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30034 Home windows Cloud Recordsdata Mini Filter Driver Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30036 Home windows Deployment Providers Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30039 Home windows Distant Entry Connection Supervisor Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30043 Microsoft SharePoint Server Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30054 Microsoft Energy BI Shopper Javascript SDK Info Disclosure Vulnerability

 

Spoofing (4 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30041 Microsoft Bing Search Spoofing Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30047 Dynamics 365 Buyer Insights Spoofing Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30048 Dynamics 365 Buyer Insights Spoofing Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30053 Azure Migrate Cross-Web site Scripting Vulnerability

 

Denial of Service (3 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30011 Home windows Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30019 DHCP Server Service Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30046 Visible Studio Denial of Service Vulnerability

 

Safety Characteristic Bypass (2 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30040 Home windows MSHTML Platform Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability
Average severity
CVE-2024-30050 Home windows Mark of the Internet Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability

 

Tampering (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30059 Microsoft Intune for Android Cell Utility Administration Tampering Vulnerability

 

Appendix B: Exploitability

This can be a listing of the Might CVEs already underneath exploit within the wild, and people judged by Microsoft to be extra more likely to be exploited within the wild inside the first 30 days post-release. The listing is organized by CVE.

Exploitation detected
CVE-2024-30040 Home windows MSHTML Platform Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30051 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Exploitation extra possible inside the subsequent 30 days
CVE-2024-29996 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30025 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30032 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30034 Home windows Cloud Recordsdata Mini Filter Driver Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30035 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30037 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30038 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30044 Microsoft SharePoint Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30049 Home windows Win32 Kernel Subsystem Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30050 Home windows Mark of the Internet Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability

 

 Appendix C: Merchandise Affected

This can be a listing of Might’s patches sorted by product household, then sub-sorted by severity. Every listing is additional organized by CVE. Patches which might be shared amongst a number of product households are listed a number of occasions, as soon as for every product household.

Home windows (48 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-26238 Microsoft PLUGScheduler Scheduled Process Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29994 Microsoft Home windows SCSI Class System File Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29996 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29997 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29998 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-29999 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30000 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30001 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30002 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30003 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30004 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30005 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30006 Microsoft WDAC OLE DB supplier for SQL Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30007 Microsoft Brokering File System Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30008 Home windows DWM Core Library Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30009 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30010 Home windows Hyper-V Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30011 Home windows Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30012 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30014 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30015 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30016 Home windows Cryptographic Providers Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30017 Home windows Hyper-V Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30018 Home windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30019 DHCP Server Service Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30020 Home windows Cryptographic Providers Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30021 Home windows Cell Broadband Driver Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30022 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30023 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30024 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30025 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30027 NTFS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30028 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30029 Home windows Routing and Distant Entry Service (RRAS) Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30030 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30031 Home windows CNG Key Isolation Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30032 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30033 Home windows Search Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30034 Home windows Cloud Recordsdata Mini Filter Driver Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30035 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30036 Home windows Deployment Providers Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30037 Home windows Widespread Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30038 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30039 Home windows Distant Entry Connection Supervisor Info Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30040 Home windows MSHTML Platform Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30049 Home windows Win32 Kernel Subsystem Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30051 Home windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Average severity
CVE-2024-30050 Home windows Mark of the Internet Safety Characteristic Bypass Vulnerability

 

Dynamics 365 (2 CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30047 Dynamics 365 Buyer Insights Spoofing Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30048 Dynamics 365 Buyer Insights Spoofing Vulnerability

 

SharePoint (2 CVEs)

Vital severity
CVE-2024-30044 Microsoft SharePoint Server Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30043 Microsoft SharePoint Server Info Disclosure Vulnerability

 

Visible Studio (2* CVEs)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30045 .NET and Visible Studio Distant Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2024-30046 Visible Studio Denial of Service Vulnerability

* As well as, this launch contains info on two GitHub-issued advisories affecting Visible Studio; please see Appendix D for particulars.

.NET (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30045 .NET and Visible Studio Distant Code Execution Vulnerability

 

365 Apps for Enterprise (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30042 Microsoft Excel Distant Code Execution Vulnerability

 

Azure (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30053 Azure Migrate Cross-Web site Scripting Vulnerability

 

Bing Seek for iOS (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30041 Microsoft Bing Search Spoofing Vulnerability

 

Intune (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30059 Microsoft Intune for Android Cell Utility Administration Tampering Vulnerability

 

Workplace (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30042 Microsoft Excel Distant Code Execution Vulnerability

 

Energy BI (1 CVE)

Necessary severity
CVE-2024-30054 Microsoft Energy BI Shopper Javascript SDK Info Disclosure Vulnerability

 

Appendix D: Advisories and Different Merchandise

This can be a listing of advisories and data on different related CVEs within the Might Microsoft launch, sorted by product.

Related to Edge / Chromium (6 CVEs)

CVE-2024-4331 Chromium: CVE-2024-4331 Use after free in Image In Image
CVE-2024-4368 Chromium: CVE-2024-4368 Use after free in Daybreak
CVE-2024-4558 Chromium: CVE-2024-4558 Use after free in ANGLE
CVE-2024-4559 Chromium: CVE-2024-4559 Heap buffer overflow in WebAudio
CVE-2024-4671 Chromium: CVE-2024-4671 Use after free in Visuals
CVE-2024-30055 Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) Spoofing Vulnerability

 

Related to Visible Studio (non-Microsoft CVE issuer) (2 CVEs)

CVE-2024-32002 Recursive clones on case-insensitive filesystems that help symlinks are prone to Distant Code Execution
CVE-2024-32004 GitHub: CVE-2023-32004 Distant Code Execution whereas cloning special-crafted native repositories

 

Related to Adobe (non-Microsoft launch) (4 CVEs)

CVE-2024-30284 Use After Free (CWE-416)
CVE-2024-30310 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE-787)
CVE-2024-30311 Out-of-bounds Learn (CWE-125)
CVE-2024-30312 Out-of-bounds Learn (CWE-125)

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