With yesterday’s announcement, Microsoft addressed 48 vulnerabilities (not including 22 Microsoft Edge flaws), none of which were categorized as critical.
The following is a list of the numbers for every category of security vulnerabilities:
Yesteryear’s Windows 10 KB5010342 & KB5010345 patches, as well as Windows 11’s KB5010386 patch, provide details on non-security Windows updates. One publicly revealed zero-day vulnerability is addressed in this month’s Patch Tuesday.
The good thing is that no zero-day flaws were effectively exploited in this Patch Tuesday’s attacks. Microsoft considers a weakness to be a zero-day if it has been publicly reported or is extensively exploited with no official patch available.
The following vulnerabilities have been publicly revealed as part of the February 2022 Patch Tuesday:
However, because many of these have publicly available proof-of-concept exploits, they will almost certainly be exploited by threat actors in the near future.
In February 2022, the following manufacturers issued updates as well:
The complete list of addressed vulnerabilities and advisories announced in the February 2022 Patch Tuesday releases is listed below. You may read the whole report here to get a detailed description of each vulnerability and the systems it impacts.