Security & Threat Updates – April 2024:

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Microsoft addressed 149 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE’s) this month, two of which were marked as zero-day vulnerabilities.  The most critical Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE’s) are noted below:

Microsoft Vulnerabilities:

Windows Zero-Days:

Other Critical CVE’s:

  • CVE-2024-20678 – Remote Procedure Call Runtime Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2024-20670 – Outlook for Windows Spoofing Vulnerability
  • CVE-2024-26221 – Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

3rd Party Critical CVE’s:


Google Chrome:

  • Versions 123.0.6312.122/.123 was released for Windows, versions 123.0.6312.122/.123/.124 for Apple and 123.0.6312.122 for Linux on April 10th.
  • Chrome Release: April 10th 2024

Palo Alto Networks:

  • Palo Alto Networks has released a workaround guidance for CVE-2024-3400 affecting PAN-OS versions 10.2, 11.0, and 11.1.  Palo Alto Networks has reported active exploitation of this vulnerability in the wild.
  • Palo Alto Netowks Release: CVE-2024-3400

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