Original release date: September 7, 2021
Microsoft has released mitigations and workarounds to address a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) in Microsoft Windows. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. This vulnerability has been detected in exploits in the wild.
CISA encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s advisory and to implement the mitigations and workarounds.