MS Patch Tuesday: 7 bulletins coming, 4 critical

Summary:Next Tuesday's batch of security updates from Microsoft will include "critical" patches for worm holes in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Outlook Express and Windows Mail.

7 bulletins coming, 4 critical
Next Tuesday's batch of security updates from Microsoft will include "critical" patches for worm holes in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Outlook Express and Windows Mail.

In its advance notice mechanism, Microsoft announced plans to release seven bulletins on October 9, 2007.  Four of the seven will be rated "critical," the company's highest severity rating.

Three of the seven bulletins will address flaws in Windows Vista.

Microsoft also said three "important" bulletins will cover holes in Windows and Microsoft Office.

Topics: Security, Collaboration, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software, Windows

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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations around the globe. He is taking a leadership role in developing the company's online community initiative around secure content managem... Full Bio

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