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Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification September 2014

Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification September 2014

So far we have four bulletins announced for September 2014, one Critical and three Important. Back in August Microsoft put a hard deadline on implementing the Update 1 (KB2919355) for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2, making it so users need to install Update 1 in order to keep their systems updated. The first patch Microsoft [...]

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January 2013 Patch Tuesday Overview

January 2013 Patch Tuesday Overview

To ring in the New Year, today Microsoft has released seven new security bulletins addressing 12 vulnerabilities. However, the most notable headline from this Patch Tuesday is a security bulletin that was not released.  On December 29, 2012, Microsoft released a security advisory (2794220) informing administrators of a vulnerability in Internet Explorer was currently being [...]

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October 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

October 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

For the October 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is getting back to a normal release size with seven new security bulletins addressing 20 vulnerabilities.  September’s Patch Tuesday was quite a light month with only one security bulletin being released by Microsoft and hopefully IT admins had enough time to test out the non-security update [...]

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New Adobe Security Bulletin Released

New Adobe Security Bulletin Released

Adobe has just released details of a new security bulletin.  Adobe security bulletin APSB12-19 addresses six vulnerabilities and is rated Critical.  There is no indication from Adobe that the vulnerabilities fixed in this release have any attacks against them. This is a quick turnaround from Adobe for a security release for their Flash Player.  Last [...]

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August 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

August 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Last month Microsoft released a Security Bulletin (MS12-043) addressing a Zero-Day vulnerability in the Microsoft XML Core Services.  With the Security Bulletin release, Microsoft addressed the vulnerability in MS XML Core Services 3.0, 4.0 and 6.0.  Microsoft did not release the patches for MS XML Core Services version 5.0 until this month.  As you go [...]

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August 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

August 2012 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Today marks the day Microsoft announces their Advanced Notification for the August 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release 9 bulletins. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 5 bulletins are rated as Critical 4 bulletins are rated as Important 8 bulletins addressing vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 bulletin addressing vulnerabilities that [...]

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July 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

July 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released nine bulletins addressing 16 vulnerabilities in the July 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday. The most important bulletin this month that administrators should look at addressing first and foremost is the Security Bulletin addressing a Zero-Day vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services (MS12-043).  During the June 2012 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a Security [...]

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June 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

June 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

There are two Microsoft Security Bulletins administrators should look at addressing first from this Patch Tuesday.  MS12-037 affects all supported versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and addresses 13 vulnerabilities.  All of these vulnerabilities are privately disclosed and there have been no active attacks to date, but it is important to patch your browsers as soon [...]

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January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft is starting off the new year with seven new security bulletins released for the January 2012 Patch Tuesday.  These seven new security bulletins address eight vulnerabilities. The primary bulletin administrators should patch first is MS12-004.  This security bulletin addresses two vulnerabilities with Windows Media types.  Opening a malicious media or MIDI file on an [...]

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Patches Make for Good Gifts

Patches Make for Good Gifts

It is the season of good friends, good food, good conversation and of course patching your network. Today marks the final Patch Tuesday of 2011, and it’s a big one. Microsoft is giving the gift of 13 security bulletins addressing 19 vulnerabilities to add to the stress of this holiday season. Not to be outdone [...]

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