It was the second Tuesday of the month yesterday, meaning that it was once again time for Microsoft to roll out its regular collection of security updates under the familiar moniker of “Patch Tuesday”.
The bundle of patches from Microsoft covers at least 23 documented vulnerabilities, and includes fixes for exploits that could be invoked in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, the Microsoft .NET Framework and Microsoft Silverlight.
The worst of the Microsoft vulnerabilities have earned the highest severity level of “Critical”, and require no user interaction for a malicious attacker to run code on a victim’s computer.
One vulnerability, which many companies will certainly want to patch against, is the one detailed in…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.