Mitigations for WannaCrypt-WannaCry Ransomware

Abstract: Guidance in Information Assurance Advisory No. IAA U/OO/800900-17, "March 2017 Patch Tuesday" recommended the immediate application of Microsoft's March 2017 Patch Tuesday release on all supported platforms. The release patched several zero-day vulnerabilities. In response to widespread ransomware attacks against unpatched or unsupported platforms, Microsoft has also released the same security updates for specific unsupported Windows platforms. Its immediate installation is critical for Department of Defense networks and other National Security Systems. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 15 May 2017

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 1 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Advisory/Alert; Rapid Release Alert

Tags: Advisory; Microsoft; Windows; server; patch; zero-day; Vulnerability; Mitigations