The impact of this issue announcement is critical. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
What you need to know:
Microsoft, in its latest security update, released a patch to address CVE-20202-16898, a protocol vulnerability in Windows TCP/IP. When exploited, a remote attacker could take control of an affected system or cause denial-of-service.
Actions to be taken:
The latest security update addresses the vulnerability by rectifying how the Windows TCP/IP stack handles ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets which is being exploited by the said vulnerability.
For other mitigations and workarounds, read here: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16898