Solved Today's (11/24/2021) Security Update?


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Hi, everyone.
Microsoft released a new security intelligence update today:
The latest security intelligence update is:
  • Version: 1.353.1525.0
  • Engine Version: 1.1.18700.4
  • Platform Version: 4.18.2110.6
  • Released: 11/24/2021 3:42:23 PM
Does anyone know if this is in response to the newest zero-day exploit:

If not, any clue on how to defend against the update?

TIA!
 
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Hi, everyone.
Microsoft released a new security intelligence update today:
The latest security intelligence update is:
  • Version: 1.353.1525.0
  • Engine Version: 1.1.18700.4
  • Platform Version: 4.18.2110.6
  • Released: 11/24/2021 3:42:23 PM
Does anyone know if this is in response to the newest zero-day exploit:

If not, any clue on how to defend against the update?

TIA!
Could be. I haven't received any updates, yet. But I'm in the dev channel.
 

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Hi, everyone.
Microsoft released a new security intelligence update today:
The latest security intelligence update is:
  • Version: 1.353.1525.0
  • Engine Version: 1.1.18700.4
  • Platform Version: 4.18.2110.6
  • Released: 11/24/2021 3:42:23 PM
Does anyone know if this is in response to the newest zero-day exploit:

If not, any clue on how to defend against the update?

TIA!
I got the update but I haven't heard of a zero day exploit?
 

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I got the update but I haven't heard of a zero day exploit?
I just read about it in the PCMag article link I posted. They indicated that all Windows OSs were vulnerable, including 11.
 

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I'm sure the fix will be a code change to Windows, whereas what came out today was just a Defender definition update.
 

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I'm sure the fix will be a code change to Windows, whereas what came out today was just a Defender definition update.
Thanks. I was curious because I received a security intelligence when I updated this morning and another just before posting this thread.
 

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Wait, I never saw the 1525.0. I went from 1520.0 to 1532.0. Ha!
 
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Hi, everyone.
Microsoft released a new security intelligence update today:
The latest security intelligence update is:
  • Version: 1.353.1525.0
  • Engine Version: 1.1.18700.4
  • Platform Version: 4.18.2110.6
  • Released: 11/24/2021 3:42:23 PM
Does anyone know if this is in response to the newest zero-day exploit:

If not, any clue on how to defend against the update?

TIA!

Did you even read the article you linked to?

Right now, there is no patch to fix this vulnerability and malware samples have been discovered in the wild. So it's a known vulnerability and if it's not being used already it will be pretty soon. Abdelhamid believes the only action users can take is to wait for Microsoft to release another security patch because of the complexity of the vulnerability, and "any attempt to patch the binary directly will break windows installer."

So how could todays update be in response to it?
 

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Did you even read the article you linked to?



So how could todays update be in response to it?
I did read the article. The newest patch came out after the article was out. Today's update came out after an update I received this morning, which I assume was released at 9:13PM EST last night because that's the last time I check for an update this morning when I logged onto my system. Then, this article. Then, the new update. Thus, the question. I didn't know if Microsoft was really on the ball with things.

Basically, can I assume your answer is a hard, "No"? :)
 

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And I just installed another security intelligence update. Perhaps it always updates several times a day and I just never noticed....
 

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I suppose that the OP is thinking of a zero day exploit. Microsoft Failed to Fix a Zero-Day and Now Every Version of Windows Is at Risk

However, I quote: "This isn’t a remote exploit though, so bad actors would need physical access to your device to carry out the attack."

Short version: the article in the link is more clickbait than not. Hackers will probably not be physically breaking into your house to take control of your PCs with this exploit.
 

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The security intelligence updates are typically released several times a day on no set schedule, and most PC's will update at least once a day depending on individual machine update check timing defaults ( the more the individual system checks in a day, the more often these updates will be received)

@Wisewiz is correct in saying "Usually once a day; sometimes twice; rarely three times." but it does happen if more threats are identified. :)
 

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Hi,
Better watch out the bugger man coming to get you lol
 

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Defender updates happen all the time, usually more than once per day.. This is nothing different, and there will be more tomorrow and the day after that, it's just anti-virus signature updates.
 

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I'm just going to chalk the four updates today up to MS being active. Thanks, everyone.

@ThrashZone - The bugger man? No worries. I have ADT. :wink:
 

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The security intelligence updates are typically released several times a day on no set schedule, and most PC's will update at least once a day depending on individual machine update check timing defaults ( the more the individual system checks in a day, the more often these updates will be received)

@Wisewiz is correct in saying "Usually once a day; sometimes twice; rarely three times." but it does happen if more threats are identified. :)
I always get at least 2 security updates a day.I guess it's because I check for updates so often
 

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I just read about it in the PCMag article link I posted. They indicated that all Windows OSs were vulnerable, including 11.
Hi there
given the right circumstances ALL OS'es are vulnerable -- the degree of vulnerability varies from trivial to serious depending on so many factors.

These days though on typical HOME computers you are infinitely more likely to get scammed - especially if you are one of those who gives out loads of info on social media sites than to suffer any sort of computer hack or malware intrusion. Current WD is more than adequate to protect pretty well all HOME type machines for probably around 99.9% of typical Windows users. So keep security up to date but PLEASE don't get paranoid about it, and just use the Internet sensibly.

Cheers
jimbo
 

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I suppose that the OP is thinking of a zero day exploit. Microsoft Failed to Fix a Zero-Day and Now Every Version of Windows Is at Risk

However, I quote: "This isn’t a remote exploit though, so bad actors would need physical access to your device to carry out the attack."

Short version: the article in the link is more clickbait than not. Hackers will probably not be physically breaking into your house to take control of your PCs with this exploit.
This doesn't look critical like the CSME exploit that affects 9th-gen Core i and earlier Intel processors. I actually got rid of a 9th-gen Core i laptop, last year, because there wasn't a CSME update available! That one is a stark contrast to this one. That CSME exploit, OTOH, is remote-code-execution!

This one isn't one of those "everybody needs to panic" bugs. Honestly much more worried about that pre-10th-gen CSME bug.
 

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    MSI MAG Z490 Tomahawk
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