How to check respective patch for the Virtual machine in the Azure

Varma 635 Reputation points

Is this patch: resolves below vulnerability? Microsoft CVE-2023-36874: Windows Error Reporting Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability and second question, how to know whether above patch is installed on Virtual machine? Please suggest is there any way to find out?

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  1. SwathiDhanwada-MSFT 16,571 Reputation points

    @Varma From the article [ ], it doesn't resolve the vulnerability you are referring to.

    To know the updates that need to be installed to resolve the Microsoft CVE-2023-36874: Windows Error Reporting Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability, you can refer this document. Based on your operating system, choose the respective download and install on the vm.

    For instance, for operating system "Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)", there has been announced two roll ups: Monthly roll up and Security Roll up. To fix the vulnerability in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation) os, you need to install KB5028223.

    To check if the any patch is installed on a virtual machine, you can use the following steps:

    1. Connect to the virtual machine using Remote Desktop or another remote access tool.
    2. Open the Control Panel and navigate to Programs and Features.
    3. Click on the "View installed updates" link on the left-hand side of the window.
    4. Look for the respective patch in the list of installed updates. If it is installed, it will be listed with the other updates.

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