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Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s May 2019 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-830 on Wednesday, May 15th.

In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs

CVE-2019-0863

Windows Error Reporting (WER) incorrectly handles certain files and, when exploited, could lead to the execution of code in kernel mode, providing full administrative control over the system. It is reported that this vulnerability is currently being exploited in the wild.

Microsoft has rated this as a 0 (Exploitation Detected) on the Exploitability Index.

CVE-2019-0932

An attacker calling an Android Phone with Skype for Android installed and paired with a Bluetooth device could listen in on the phone user’s conversation without the user’s knowledge. Changes have been made to how Skype for Android answers incoming phone calls. Note: Due to the platform involved, ASPL will not include coverage for this vulnerability.

Microsoft has rated this as a 2 (Exploitation Less Likely) on the Exploitability Index.

CVE Breakdown by Tag

While historical Microsoft Security Bulletin groupings are gone, Microsoft vulnerabilities are tagged with an identifier. This list provides a breakdown of the CVEs on a per tag basis.

Tag
CVE Count
CVEs
Microsoft Scripting Engine
16
CVE-2019-0884, CVE-2019-0911, CVE-2019-0912, CVE-2019-0913, CVE-2019-0914, CVE-2019-0915, CVE-2019-0916, CVE-2019-0917, CVE-2019-0918, CVE-2019-0922, CVE-2019-0923, CVE-2019-0924, CVE-2019-0925, CVE-2019-0927, CVE-2019-0933, CVE-2019-0937
Microsoft JET Database Engine
13
CVE-2019-0893, CVE-2019-0894, CVE-2019-0895, CVE-2019-0896, CVE-2019-0897, CVE-2019-0898, CVE-2019-0899, CVE-2019-0900, CVE-2019-0901, CVE-2019-0902, CVE-2019-0889, CVE-2019-0890, CVE-2019-0891
Microsoft Office SharePoint
8
CVE-2019-0956, CVE-2019-0957, CVE-2019-0958, CVE-2019-0963, CVE-2019-0949, CVE-2019-0950, CVE-2019-0951, CVE-2019-0952
Microsoft Windows
7
CVE-2019-0863, CVE-2019-0886, CVE-2019-0942, CVE-2019-0733, CVE-2019-0885, CVE-2019-0931, CVE-2019-0936
Microsoft Graphics Component
5
CVE-2019-0882, CVE-2019-0892, CVE-2019-0903, CVE-2019-0961, CVE-2019-0758
Internet Explorer
4
CVE-2019-0921, CVE-2019-0929, CVE-2019-0930, CVE-2019-0995
Microsoft Office
4
CVE-2019-0945, CVE-2019-0946, CVE-2019-0947, CVE-2019-0953
Team Foundation Server
3
CVE-2019-0971, CVE-2019-0872, CVE-2019-0979
.NET Core
3
CVE-2019-0980, CVE-2019-0981, CVE-2019-0982
Microsoft Edge
2
CVE-2019-0926, CVE-2019-0938
.NET Framework
2
CVE-2019-0820, CVE-2019-0864
Windows NDIS
1
CVE-2019-0707
Microsoft Dynamics
1
CVE-2019-1008
Microsoft Browsers
1
CVE-2019-0940
Skype for Android
1
CVE-2019-0932
SQL Server
1
CVE-2019-0819
Kerberos
1
CVE-2019-0734
Windows Kernel
1
CVE-2019-0881
Windows Diagnostic Hub
1
CVE-2019-0727
Windows RDP
1
CVE-2019-0708
Azure
1
CVE-2019-1000
Windows DHCP Server
1
CVE-2019-0725
NuGet
1
CVE-2019-0976

 

Other Information

In addition to the Microsoft vulnerabilities included in the May Security Guidance, an Adobe Flash bulletin is available today.

May 2019 Adobe Flash Update [ADV190012]

Microsoft released an update for Adobe Flash. This corresponds with Adobe Update APSB19-26, which includes a fix for CVE-2019-7837.

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