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.
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.
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.
Plug everything in and prepare the systems: Patch Tuesday is coming. Microsoft will release six security patches, four of them considered 'critical' for Windows 8, and Surface-ready Windows RT operating systems.
Plug everything in and prepare the systems: Patch Tuesday is coming.
17 security bulletins have been scheduled for release by Microsoft next week. That will be one of the biggest releases ever, and while it equals the number issued in December 2010 the proportion of critical bulletins is much higher this month.