Microsoft has released security updates to address two remote code execution vulnerabilities, CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182, in the following operating systems:
- Windows 7 SP1
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows 10
- Windows Server 2016
- Windows Server 2019
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Similar to CVE-2019-0708—dubbed BlueKeep—these vulnerabilities are considered “wormable” because malware exploiting these vulnerabilities on a system could propagate to other vulnerable systems.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and users and administrators to review the following resources and apply the necessary updates:
- Microsoft Security Blog Post: Patch New Wormable Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (CVE-2019-1181/1182)
- Microsoft Security Vulnerability Information for CVE-2019-1181
- Microsoft Security Vulnerability Information for CVE-2019-1182
- Microsoft Security Blog Post: Protect Against BlueKeep
- Microsoft Customer Guidance for CVE-2019-0708
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