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Month Archives: May 2022

Guidance for CVE-2022-30190 Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool Vulnerability

Monday, May 30, 2022

UPDATE July 12, 2022: As part of the response by Microsoft, a defense in depth variant has been found and fixed in the Windows July cumulative updates. Microsoft recommends installing the July updates as soon as possible. Windows Version Link to KB article LInk to Catalog Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 5015805 Download Windows Server 2012 5015805 Download Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 5015805 Download Windows Server 2008 SP2 5015805 Download On Monday May 30, 2022, Microsoft issued CVE-2022-30190 regarding the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) in Windows vulnerability.

New Research Paper: Pre-hijacking Attacks on Web User Accounts

Monday, May 23, 2022

In 2020, MSRC awarded two Identity Project Research Grants to support external researchers working to further strengthen the security of identity protocols and systems. Today we are pleased to release the results of the first of these projects. This research, led by independent security researcher Avinash Sudhodanan, investigated account pre-hijacking – a new class of attacks affecting websites and other online services.

Anatomy of a Security Update

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Microsoft Security Response Center is part of the defender community and on the front line of security response for our customers and the company. Our mission is to protect customers and Microsoft from current and emerging threats related to security and privacy. We monitor threats and provide updated tools and guidance to help organizations defend against, identify, and remediate attacks.

Vulnerability mitigated in the third-party Data Connector used in Azure Synapse pipelines and Azure Data Factory (CVE-2022-29972)

Monday, May 09, 2022

Summary Microsoft recently mitigated a vulnerability in Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse pipelines. The vulnerability was specific to the third-party Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) driver used to connect to Amazon Redshift in Azure Synapse pipelines and Azure Data Factory Integration Runtime (IR) and did not impact Azure Synapse as a whole.