Friday, September 19, 2014

September’s PATCH TUESDAY fixes 42 flaws

On September 9th, Patch Tuesday fixes 42 security flaws covering Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, and Lync Server. This month Patch Tuesday contains a total of FOUR different bulletins, one of which was rated as CRITICAL. Internet Explorer (IE) has clinched the limelight by addressing 37 vulnerabilities under MS14-052 bulletin. Where as MS14-053 and MS14-055 fix Denial of Service (DoS) issues in the .Net framework and Lync Server respectively. MS14-054 security update addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler that allows attackers to gain elevated privileges via a crafted application. <more>

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