Thursday, December 18, 2014

Microsoft Last Patch Tuesday of 2014

Microsoft released last Patch Tuesday for 2014 year covering fixes for Internet Explorer, Office and Exchange Server. This month Patch Tuesday contains seven security bulletins - addressing twenty four security vulnerabilities. Out of seven, three bulletins are rated 'CRITICAL' i.e.  MS14-080, MS14-081 and MS14-084. Internet Explorer gets fixes for 14 security flaws under MS14-080. Most of the vulnerabilities are related to memory corruption that allows remote code execution. MS14-084 also targets Internet Explorer due to improper rendering of VBScript engine causing memory corruption. MS14-081 addresses remote code execution vulnerabilities in Word and Microsoft Office Web Apps. <more>

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