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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

        Microsoft Patch Tuesday update for Windows for October 2020
                              14 October 2020


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Windows
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                      Administrator Compromise        -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                      Access Privileged Data          -- Existing Account            
                      Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                      Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                      Provide Misleading Information  -- Existing Account            
                      Unauthorised Access             -- Existing Account            
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2020-16980 CVE-2020-16976 CVE-2020-16975
                      CVE-2020-16974 CVE-2020-16973 CVE-2020-16972
                      CVE-2020-16968 CVE-2020-16967 CVE-2020-16940
                      CVE-2020-16939 CVE-2020-16938 CVE-2020-16936
                      CVE-2020-16935 CVE-2020-16927 CVE-2020-16924
                      CVE-2020-16923 CVE-2020-16922 CVE-2020-16921
                      CVE-2020-16920 CVE-2020-16919 CVE-2020-16916
                      CVE-2020-16915 CVE-2020-16914 CVE-2020-16913
                      CVE-2020-16912 CVE-2020-16911 CVE-2020-16910
                      CVE-2020-16909 CVE-2020-16908 CVE-2020-16907
                      CVE-2020-16905 CVE-2020-16902 CVE-2020-16901
                      CVE-2020-16900 CVE-2020-16899 CVE-2020-16898
                      CVE-2020-16897 CVE-2020-16896 CVE-2020-16895
                      CVE-2020-16894 CVE-2020-16892 CVE-2020-16891
                      CVE-2020-16890 CVE-2020-16889 CVE-2020-16887
                      CVE-2020-16885 CVE-2020-16877 CVE-2020-16876
                      CVE-2020-1243 CVE-2020-1167 CVE-2020-1080
                      CVE-2020-1047 CVE-2020-0764 
Member content until: Friday, November 13 2020
Reference:            ESB-2020.1833


        Microsoft has released its monthly security patch update for the month of October 2020.
        This update resolves 53 vulnerabilities across the following products: [1]
         Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1903 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1903 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1903 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 2004 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 Version 2004 for ARM64-based Systems
         Windows 10 Version 2004 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
         Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
         Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
         Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
         Windows RT 8.1
         Windows Server 2012
         Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
         Windows Server 2012 R2
         Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
         Windows Server 2016
         Windows Server 2016  (Server Core installation)
         Windows Server 2019
         Windows Server 2019  (Server Core installation)


        Microsoft has given the following details regarding these vulnerabilities.
         Details         Impact                   Severity
         CVE-2020-0764   Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-1047   Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-1080   Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-1167   Remote Code Execution    Important
         CVE-2020-1243   Denial of Service        Important
         CVE-2020-16876  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16877  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16885  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16887  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16889  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16890  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16891  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16892  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16894  Remote Code Execution    Important
         CVE-2020-16895  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16896  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16897  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16898  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16899  Denial of Service        Important
         CVE-2020-16900  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16901  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16902  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16905  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16907  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16908  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16909  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16910  Security Feature Bypass  Important
         CVE-2020-16911  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16912  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16913  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16914  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16915  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16916  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16919  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16920  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16921  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16922  Spoofing                 Important
         CVE-2020-16923  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16924  Remote Code Execution    Important
         CVE-2020-16927  Denial of Service        Important
         CVE-2020-16935  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16936  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16938  Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2020-16939  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16940  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16967  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16968  Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2020-16972  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16973  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16974  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16975  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16976  Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-16980  Elevation of Privilege   Important


        Microsoft recommends updating the software with the version made available on the Microsoft Update Catalogue for the following Knowledge Base articles. [1]
         KB4579311, KB4580353, KB4580347, KB4580346, KB4580330
         KB4580358, KB4577668, KB4580328, KB4577049, KB4577671
         KB4577041, KB4580327, KB4580382


        [1] Microsoft Security Update Guidance

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