This month's Patch Tuesday release includes three updates rated Critical, including a massive security update that fixes more than 40 flaws in Internet Explorer. A recently disclosed XSS vulnerability remains unpatched, however, and one Windows Server 2003 bug won't be fixed.
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Google will pay bug hunters regardless of whether or not they actually find anything.
Adobe says it will deliver a fix for a newly discovered flaw that is being used in drive-by download attacks, but the patch won't be ready until at least next Monday.
Four days after Google's Project Zero team disclosed an unpatched security bug in Windows, and drew rebuke from Redmond, another bug has exceeded Google's deadline and been made public.
The software giant issued 8 patches to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows, including one considered "critical" -- the most severe rating.
Adobe patches nine vulnerabilities -- four of which are considered "critical" -- in order to protect against hackers who could exploit the bug to take control of an affected system.
The Redmond giant isn't exactly chipper after Google disclosed a Windows bug just two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.
[UPDATED 2X] A Google researcher found a privilege elevation bug in Windows. After 90 days he made it public. He gives no indication that he contacted Microsoft.
The Acrobat updates are regularly-scheduled but the Flash and ColdFusion updates are a surprise. One Flash vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Google's Project Zero bug hunters have published details of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader for Windows that was patched in September.
One Microsoft security update from yesterday stands out from the rest for severity and unanswered questions. Apply the MS14-066 update now or at least make sure your IPS has updates for it.
On Tuesday, about the time that Microsoft issues its Patch Tuesday Windows updates, Adobe will release new versions of Reader and Acrobat.
UPDATED. A new version of MS14-045 has been pushed to Windows Update and the Download Center. Microsoft strongly recommends that users uninstall the old version first.
Monthly update rollups for Windows are nothing new, but this month's release breaks some new ground. Alongside the normal collection of bug fixes, the August 2014 Update Rollup includes a handful of new features. Here's what you'll find.
A flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows is being exploited in the wild. Critical vulnerabilities affect all versions of Flash Player.
At least one critical vulnerability affecting supported versions of both Adobe Reader and Acrobat on both Mac and Windows will be patched next week.
[UPDATE] An emergency out-of-band update was released today for the bug in Internet Explorer being exploited in the wild. Windows XP was patched in spite of being past its service life.
[UPDATED] A vulnerability in Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux is being exploited in the wild. An update is available from Adobe (and Google and Microsoft for their browsers).
[UPDATED] A bad update caused users of many Microsoft security products, not just Security Essentials, to experience "interrupted service". The latest update fixes the problem.
The end of Windows XP support was almost as hyped as the Y2K bug, but it's hard to see any rational reasons why so many organisations stuck with an antique operating system long past its use-by date
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