Archive for the 'Patch Tuesday' Category

Microsoft wants your help solving MS10-015 restart issue

Monday, February 15th, 2010

OK, a lot of people are getting in touch with me over this issue, so I thought I'd pass this on ... If you are having restart issues after installing update MS10-015 (which may or may not be malware related), Microsoft wants your help! In our continuing investigation in to the restart issues related to […]

April’s Patch Tuesday

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Eight patches from Microsoft today: Critical: Vulnerabilities in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (960477) This security update resolves two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities and two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft WordPad and Microsoft Office text converters. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in […]

March’s Patch Tuesday

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Here are the updates Microsoft has released today: Critical: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958690) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel. The most serious vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted EMF or WMF image file from an affected […]

February’s Patch Tuesday

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Some important patches from Microsoft for this month. Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (961260)This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system […]

January’s Patch Tuesday

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

One patch to kick off the year from Microsoft: Critical: Vulnerabilities in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958687) This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution on affected systems. An attacker who successfully exploited these […]