Microsoft patched a half-dozen critical browser vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed, but apparently not used in attacks as of yet.
Microsoft released 14 security bulletins today, six rated critical. Among the fixes is a patch for a Windows kernel zero-day vulnerability disclosed by Google that was being used in attacks by the Sofacy APT gang.
Microsoft today released nine security bulletins as part of its August 2016 Patch Tuesday updates.
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday security bulletins include a patch for a JScript and VBScript scripting engine vulnerability being publicly exploited.
Microsoft released 13 security bulletins, five of which it rated critical, including separate advisories patching two dozen flaws in IE and Microsoft Edge browsers.
Tuesday’s impending deadline ending security support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 is putting companies on notices about moving off older versions of the browser.
Microsoft patched a vulnerability in its graphics component present in Windows, Office and Lync that has been publicly attacked,
Microsoft published its Patch Tuesday advance notification, advising IT shops to be ready for nine bulletins, including three critical patches.