CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Actively Exploited Windows Bug

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CISA puts pressure on government agencies to get them to fix a Windows vulnerability that is being actively exploited.

On Friday, the U.S. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that it has added the vulnerability –CVE-2022-21882 – with a critical CVSS rating of 7.0 to its catalog of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities.

Microsoft has addressed the issue as part of its January 2022 Tuesday updates: a sprawling set of patches that addressed 97 security threats, nine of which were critical CVEs, along with a self-propagator with a 9.8 CVSS ratingThe move means the Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agencies have until February 18, 2022 to fix thevulnerability, which affects all unpatched versions of Windows 10.

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