Two Windows bulletins coming on Patch Tuesday

Two Windows bulletins coming on Patch Tuesday

Summary: According to an advance notice issued by the software vendor, there will only be two security bulletins on November 13 -- with patches for potentially serious holes in the Windows operating system.

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Microsoft is planning a very light Patch Tuesday this month.

According to an advance notice issued by the software vendor, there will only be two security bulletins on November 13 -- with patches for potentially serious holes in the Windows operating system.

Two Windows bulletins coming on Patch Tuesday

One of the two will carry a "critical" rating while the other will be rated "important."

One of the bulletins is expected to address the Macrovision SafeDisc flaw that has been in the news the past few weeks. It is also likely that the ShellExecute hole that was exploited with rigged PDF files will be fixed next Tuesday.

Vulnerabilities fixed in this batch will apply to all supported versions of Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

Topics: Software, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Windows

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  • I don't have any updates to install in Windows Vista.

    But I do have definition updates to install, so that's no big deal.

    I am always cautious when visiting websites and I will never open attachments (only an idiot will do that to get their computer infected). :D
    Grayson Peddie
  • Windows Vista is not affected

    Windows Vista rocks!
    qmlscycrajg
  • RE: Two Windows bulletins coming on Patch Tuesday

    Went back and read it twice...What Systems???XP??? Vista??? 2000??? Enlighten, please!!
    Sleep Well Puppa
    puppadave
    • Huh?

      The last line reads:

      [i]Vulnerabilities fixed in this batch will apply to all supported versions of Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.[/i]
      Hallowed are the Ori
      • thanks

        that line wan't on mine so thanks for the info
        sleep well puppa
        puppadave