Thursday, August 07, 2008

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Will Patch 12 Vulnerabilities

Ryan Naraine writes on the ZDNet "Zero Day" Blog:

Next Tuesday (August 12th), Microsoft will ship 12 security bulletins with fixes for serious vulnerabilities in a wide range of of widely deployed products.

Seven of the 12 bulletins will be rated “critical,” Microsoft’s highest severity rating.

The critical bulletins will cover remotely exploitable flaws in Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Office and the Windows operating system.

The other five will carry an “important” rating and will include patches for bugs in Windows, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Messenger and Microsoft Word.

More here.


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