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Microsoft to patch 49 vulnerabilities on Tuesday

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Oct 2010 1:19 User comments (2)

Microsoft to patch 49 vulnerabilities on Tuesday Microsoft will release 16 security bulletins on "Patch Tuesday," marking the second time in 2010 the software giant has released a record amount of fixes.
In August, the record was set at 14 bulletins, which covered 34 security holes across a range of products and operating systems.

On Tuesday, the 16 bulletins will fix 49 vulnerabilities, mainly in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and the .NET framework.

Four of the bulletins are dubbed "critical," another ten are dubbed "important" and the rest are "moderate."

All of the critical bulletins will address vulnerabilities that can be exploited to run remote code.

Total vulnerabilities patched for 2010 after Tuesday will number 86.

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2 user comments

18.10.2010 5:19

Isn't that nice of them...the fixed a known issue, told that hackers all about the issue, and they refuse to release the fix until Tuesday.

28.10.2010 11:05

Well this is nothing new but sometimes I think Microsoft should just be quiet about them sometimes. I'm sure Apple is always patching vulnerabilities and you never hear about anything.



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