Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management
- March 08, 2012
Microsoft’s March bundle of updates repairs seven vulnerabilities, including a critical Windows flaw.
- March 06, 2012
Adobe Flash Player update addresses two vulnerabilities that can be targeted by attackers to execute malicious code and obtain sensitive information.
- February 29, 2012
The beta version of the updated Secunia Personal Software Inspector was released at RSA Conference 2012. It features automatic software patching and a new interface.
- February 16, 2012
An Adobe Systems security update fixed seven critical flaws in Flash Player, including a cross-site scripting vulnerability being actively targeted by attackers.
- February 14, 2012
Flaws in Internet Explorer and the Windows C Runtime library could be used to gain access to system files and download additional malware onto a victim’s machine.
- February 09, 2012
Microsoft plans to fix coding errors in Internet Explorer, .NET Silverlight and Microsoft Office.
- February 03, 2012
Adobe security and privacy director Brad Arkin urges the security industry to develop technologies that make exploit writing costly.
- January 18, 2012
The two database patches represented a record low for repairs to Oracle’s database management system since the CPU program began in 2005.
- January 10, 2012
- January 10, 2012
Microsoft’s January 2012 Patch Tuesday included one critical security bulletin, addressing dangerous Windows Media errors that could be exploited remotely to gain access to a victim’s computer.
- December 29, 2011
A critical update affects all versions of Microsoft .NET Framework and other programming languages. The vulnerability could allow denial-of-service attacks.
- December 13, 2011
Microsoft’s 13 security bulletins included critical Windows and Windows Media Player updates.
- December 08, 2011
Microsoft is preparing to addressing 20 vulnerabilities for its December Patch Tuesday, including flaws in Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and Microsoft Publisher
- December 07, 2011
Adobe has issued a warning about a critical zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows. An emergency security update is scheduled.
- November 08, 2011
Microsoft’s November 2011 Patch Tuesday security update features four bulletins, one critical, but no patch for the kernel-level vulnerability exploited by the Duqu Trojan.