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.
Yeppers, it’s that time of the month again; time for Patch Tuesday. In this month’s installment of the ongoing Microsoft saga, we will be addressing one moderate, three important and two critical patches.
"Many of the updates we saw in June required other updates to be in place, depending on the platform.
It’s a big day in the Windows world, with Microsoft rolling out a grip of security patches, updates for Surface tablets, and new capabilities for Windows 8.1 as part of its August update.
Regarding the security fixes, nine security updates are part of the package, addressing what Microsoft calls “37 unique Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.” Read More
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.