Tuesday, December 9, 2008

MS Patch Tuesday "Biggest in Five Years"

Microsoft Corp. today patched 28 vulnerabilities, nearly all of them marked "critical," in the biggest batch of fixes it has issued since it switched to a regular monthly update schedule more than five years ago.

Of the 28 bugs quashed today, Microsoft ranked 23 of them critical, the top rating in its four-step scoring system. Of the five others, three were judged to be "important," the next step down, and two were pegged as "moderate." The patches were issued in eight updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint, Windows Media, and the company's most popular development tools, Visual Basic and Visual Studio.

Full story at ComputerWorld...

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