Microsoft patches 19 flaws, including IE zero day

Summary:All supported versions of Windows, Internet Explorer and Office are affected by various vulnerabilities, one of which is being exploited in the wild. Numerous non-security updates were also released.

Today Microsoft issued 8 updates fixing vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Office. Among them is on that has  recently been reported as exploited in the wild .

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The bulletins describing the updates:

As usual, there is a new version of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. This version adds removal support for two new families of malware, W32/Napolar and Win32/Deminnix. There is also anUpdate for Root Certificates for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB931125).

Microsoft also released a large number of non-security updates:

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2830477)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Language Packs for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 (KB2839636)—Malayalam, Luxembourgish, Central Kurdish, etc.
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2882780)—
  • Update for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (KB2885313)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows Home Server 2011 (KB2885314)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials (KB2885315)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2887595)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2889784)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2890140)—Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows.
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2890141)—Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows.
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2890142)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2893519)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2897942)—Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows.
  • Dynamic Update for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2902816)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows RT 8.1 (KB2903601)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2904594)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.
  • Update for Windows RT 8.1 (KB2905029)—Install this update to resolve issues in Windows.

Topics: Security, Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server

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Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of sec... Full Bio

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