November 2019 Patch Tuesday – 74 vulns, 13 Critical, Actively Attacked IE vuln, Hyper-V escapes, Adobe
This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses 74 vulnerabilities with 13 of them labeled as Critical. Of the 13 Critical vulns, 5 are for browsers and scripting engines. Out of the 8 remaining Critical vulns, 4 are potential hypervisor escapes in Hyper-V, as well as vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange, Win32k, Windows Media Foundations, and OpenType. Adobe’s Patch Tuesday was on time this month, and covers 11 vulns spread across Animate, Illustrator, Media Encoder, and Bridge.
There are reports that the CVE-2019-1402 patches are causing issues with all supported versions of Microsoft Access. Microsoft has posted a document on the issue with upcoming fix dates and workarounds.