Thursday, June 04, 2009

Patch Tuesday: Critical Windows, IE Fixes Coming

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

Microsoft plans to ship 10 security bulletins next Tuesday (June 9, 2009) with fixes for a wide range of code execution vulnerabilities affecting Windows, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. Six of the ten bulletins will be rated “critical,” Microsoft’s highest severity rating.

This month’s batch of patches will not include a fix for the DirectShow vulnerability that’s currently being used in drive-by download attacks against Windows Media Player.

More here.


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