Microsoft to release 8 patches on Tuesday

Posted on Sunday, Oct 09 2005 @ 03:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft will release eight new security updates on "Patch Tuesday". At least one of these is deemed critical and another one for Exchange is rated important.
Microsoft's notice Thursday did not specify whether any of the patches will be for Internet Explorer, the Web browser component of Windows. Several security researchers have come forward with flaws in IE over the past weeks. Some of these vulnerabilities could let an attacker commandeer a user's PC.
Head over to ZDNET to read more details.


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