Microsoft Patch Tuesday, or is that “Patch Next Tuesday”? – Flash Player RCE patched today, (Tue, Feb 21st)

Microsoft released the patch for MS017-005 today, to patch a remote code execution vulnerability in Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.  The MS Bulletin is posted here:, but is not yet posted on the main feed (

The matching Adobe technote is APSB17-04, found here:

This is a remote code execution issue, so it’s a definite “PATCH NOW” issue.

** Update: the Microsoft feed has caught up now with the patch release, is now correct.


Rob VandenBrink


Source: SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: green @ February 21, 2017 at 05:03PM