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Microsoft August 2020 Patch Tuesday fixed actively exploited zero-days

August 12, 2020

Microsoft August 2020 Patch Tuesday updates have addressed 120 flaws, including two zero-day vulnerabilities that have been exploited in attacks in the wild.

The two issues are a Windows spoofing bug and a remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer.

The Windows spoofing flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-1464 can be exploited by an attacker to bypass security features and load improperly signed files. The flaw is related to Windows incorrectly validating file signatures.

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