Tripwire’s May 2022 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities for Microsoft.
First on the patch priority list this month are 2 remote code execution vulnerabilities for Excel and a security feature bypass vulnerability for Office.
Up next are patches that affect components of the Windows operating systems. These patches resolve over 40 vulnerabilities, including elevation of privilege, information disclosure, security feature bypass, remote code execution, and denial of service vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities affect core Windows, Kernel, Media Center, Print Spooler, LSA, Remote Desktop, Graphics, Storage Spaces Direct, Network File System, Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, RPC, Kerberos, Bitlocker, ALPC, Fax, WLAN AutoConfig, and others.
Next are patches for the .NET, Visual Studio, and Visual Studio Code that resolve denial of service and remote code execution vulnerabilities.
Lastly, administrators should focus on server-side patches for Hyper-V, LDAP, Windows Cluster Shared Volume (CSV), SharePoint, Active Directory, and Exchange. These patches resolve remote code execution, spoofing, elevation of privilege, information disclosure, and denial of service vulnerabilities.
|Microsoft Office Excel||CVE-2022-29110, CVE-2022-29109|
|Windows||CVE-2022-29126, CVE-2022-29105, CVE-2022-29113, CVE-2022-22016, CVE-2022-26925, CVE-2022-22017, CVE-2022-26940, CVE-2022-26938, CVE-2022-26939, CVE-2022-26932, CVE-2022-26937, CVE-2022-26936, CVE-2022-26934, CVE-2022-29112, CVE-2022-22011, CVE-2022-26927, CVE-2022-29142, CVE-2022-29133, CVE-2022-29116, CVE-2022-21972, CVE-2022-23270, CVE-2022-22019, CVE-2022-22015, CVE-2022-29972, CVE-2022-26926, CVE-2022-26913, CVE-2022-26931, CVE-2022-29125, CVE-2022-29132, CVE-2022-29104, CVE-2022-29140, CVE-2022-29114, CVE-2022-29127, CVE-2022-29103, CVE-2022-26930, CVE-2022-23279, CVE-2022-29115, CVE-2022-29121, CVE-2022-26935, CVE-2022-26933|
|Visual Studio Code||CVE-2022-30129|
|.NET and Visual Studio||CVE-2022-29145, CVE-2022-29117, CVE-2022-23267|
|Windows Cluster Shared Volume (CSV)||CVE-2022-29151, CVE-2022-29135, CVE-2022-29150, CVE-2022-29138, CVE-2022-29134, CVE-2022-29120, CVE-2022-29122, CVE-2022-29123|
|Windows LDAP – Lightweight Directory Access Protocol||CVE-2022-29141, CVE-2022-29130, CVE-2022-29131, CVE-2022-29137, CVE-2022-22012, CVE-2022-29129, CVE-2022-29139, CVE-2022-29128, CVE-2022-22013, CVE-2022-22014|
|Role: Windows Hyper-V||CVE-2022-22713, CVE-2022-24466, CVE-2022-29106|
|Windows Active Directory||CVE-2022-26923|
|Microsoft Office SharePoint||CVE-2022-29108|
|Microsoft Exchange Server||CVE-2022-21978|