Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management
- November 17, 2014
Microsoft admitted that MS14-066, released last week to patch a serious Schannel security vulnerability, is causing some users to drop TLS connections.
- November 11, 2014
The zero-day patch was one of four critical bulletins Microsoft delivered as part of its largest Patch Tuesday release of 2014; a fifth critical bulletin was dropped at the last moment.
- September 09, 2014
Microsoft's September 2014 Patch Tuesday features four bulletins, including one critical update for Internet Explorer. Plus: Adobe releases a Flash fix, but delays a planned patch release for Reader and Acrobat.
- August 12, 2014
Beyond the usual slew of IE security patches, Microsoft's August 2014 Patch Tuesday made a couple of moves to improve the security of its browser.
- July 08, 2014
Microsoft's July 2014 Patch Tuesday release addressed two dozen flaws in Internet Explorer. Adobe also provided a critical update for Flash.
- July 07, 2014
Though Oracle has confirmed that Windows XP users will not see Java 8 updates for now, security support for Java 7 is still possible.
- June 10, 2014
June's patches fix an Internet Explorer 8 issue that Microsoft said was never exploited in the wild. Plus: Adobe issues a critical Flash Player patch.
- May 13, 2014
Microsoft's May 2014 Patch Tuesday features two critical security updates, including another fix for its beleaguered Internet Explorer browser.
- April 08, 2014
The April 2014 Patch Tuesday release features the final Office 2003 and XP security updates, as well as a fix for a recent Word zero-day.
- March 25, 2014
A new zero-day attack affecting versions of Word and Outlook uses remote code execution to gain user-level rights with a malicious RTF file.
- March 14, 2014
A pair of Adobe security updates this week patches three flaws involving Flash Player and Shockwave. The Flash patch should be applied quickly.
- March 11, 2014
Microsoft moved to address a lingering Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability that was originally discovered by security vendor FireEye in February.
- February 23, 2014
Apple patched a critical iOS SSL flaw Friday that allows attackers to manipulate SSL/TLS data. The flaw exists in OS X too and has yet to be fixed.
- February 11, 2014
In a late addition to its February 2014 Patch Tuesday package, Microsoft offered fixes for critical, high-risk flaws in Internet Explorer and VBScript.
- October 08, 2013
Among its 26 patches, Microsoft's October 2013 Patch Tuesday release delivers the anticipated fix for a critical Internet Explorer zero-day flaw.