September Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has started pushing out September’s security fixes. Included in this month’s security fixes is another Windows zero-day vulnerability already being exploited by attackers, Microsoft has confirmed.

Users are advised to apply the security updates as soon as possible. If you are under Comcare support, we will be installing the updates for you.

CVE-2022-3769 has a severity rating of 7.8 and affects Windows versions from 7 right up to 11 as well as Windows Server 2008 and 2012.

This is an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Windows Common Log File System. Microsoft has confirmed that a successful attack could gain system privileges to take control of the machine and that exploit code is available in the wild.

Although Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 are no longer under extended support, Microsoft have released a security patch for them, as well as their supported operating systems.

The fix can be downloaded from here CVE-2022-37969 – Security Update Guide – Microsoft – Windows Common Log File System Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Make sure you regularly update your operating systems to stay secure from hackers and malware. If you require any advice or support, contact Comcare Technology on 01925 750280 or email

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