Saturday, September 14, 2013

Microsoft issued 13 bulletins in September's Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has dispatched 13 patches for 47 bugs in its Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and SharePoint Server products. The Patch Tuesday release includes four critical patches, or Microsoft "bulletins," with the bug of utmost concern being a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook. The bug could allow a remote attacker to execute code if a user merely previews a malicious email message in Outlook or opens it, a Tuesday bulletin summary said. On Tuesday, Dustin Childs, group manager of response communications for the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing team, wrote in a blog post that the patch for Outlook was the "first bulletin that caught [his] attention." <more>

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