Though today’s Patch Day might seem pretty average as far as the number of security bulletins released, it does cover a rather eclectic range of Microsoft products. In fact, a few of the updates affect Mac users as well, and one is even exclusive to Mac.
Microsoft Black Tuesday: Security Flaws in a Menagerie of Products
Windows Updates Fix a Wide Range of Security Vulnerabilities
Today, Microsoft released eight security bulletins that describe around 39 vulnerabilities affecting Windows or components related to it, such as the .NET Framework and DirectShow. Each of these vulnerabilities affects different versions of Windows to varying degrees.
MS Black Tuesday: 12 Bulletins, 57 Flaws, and Lots of Work
Though not the biggest on record, today’s Patch Day is no slouch.
As expected, Microsoft released a dozen security bulletins, fixing 57 vulnerabilities that affect a range of their software, including:
Microsoft Piles on Patches Next Tuesday
February looks to be a busy month for Microsoft administrators. According to the latest advanced patch notification, the Redmond-based software company plans to release a dozen security bulletins next Tuesday. The bulletins will fix security flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Office, the .NET Framework, and Exchange server. Microsoft rates five of the bulletins as Critical, and the rest as Important.
Windows Updates Include .NET and MSXML Fixes
Today, Microsoft released six security bulletins that describe 11 vulnerabilities affecting Windows or components related to it, such as the .NET Framework and XML Core Services (MSXML). Each of these vulnerabilities affects different versions of Windows to varying degrees. One of the component vulnerabilities (MSXML) also affects other Microsoft products, including Office, SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Expression.
Microsoft Black Tuesday: Updates Correct .NET and MSXML Flaws
Are you ready for the first Patch Day of 2013? If you run a Microsoft shop (Mac users need not apply this month), get ready as you’ll want to install some of today’s updates as soon as you can.
Three Critical Windows and .NET Bulletins
Today, Microsoft released three security bulletins describing ten vulnerabilities that affect Windows and components that often ship with it, such as the .NET Framework.
Microsoft Black Tuesday: Critical Updates Affect Windows 8 and More
It’s Microsoft Patch Day and I have a question for you. How quick are you at applying software updates? Do you jump on them within the day; a week, or are you months behind?