2010 is going out with a bang as far as Microsoft security patches are concerned. December's Patch Tuesday will see a whopping 17 updates addressing 40 vulnerabilities.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityThe first Patch Tuesday for 2013 has rolled around, and Microsoft has released seven security bulletins addressing a dozen vulnerabilities. It's also one of those months when Adobe releases updates alongside Microsoft.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft released seven security bulletins overnight, addressing a total of 20 vulnerabilities. Only one of the bulletins is rated critical, and there are also wide-ranging non-security updates this month - only Microsoft's Mac customers miss out.
Microsoft has released 17 security bulletins, making December 2010's Patch Tuesday one of the biggest ever. Two of the bulletins address vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Unusually, Microsoft has given advance notice of a security improvement for Office 2003 and 2007 that won't be available until next year.
May is shaping up to be a quiet month for systems administrators, at least as far as security patches from Microsoft are concerned. The company is also changing the way it indicates the importance of specific security updates.
As 2013 wraps to an end, Microsoft released its final set of Patch Tuesday fixes, updating its Surface line of tablets at the same time.
According to Microsoft, the fixes include 11 bulletins, five of which are marked critical, solving 24 vulnerabilities. That’s quite the raft. Among the patched products are Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and Exchange.
In Microsoft’s (MSFT) next-to-last opportunity to fix security flaws in Windows XP, its venerable, 12-year-old operating system, the vendor is set to release five security updates to users on Patch Tuesday, March 11, less than a month before it closes down support for the OS on April 8.
Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityMicrosoft has pre-announced nine security bulletins will be released this week, five of them rated critical and addressing vulnerabilities in a wide range of software.