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In this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is serving up a dozen security-related updates for Windows, including two fixes for vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed. In addition to five Critical security updates, today's list includes fixes for the cross-platform FREAK flaw.
Redmond has said that the FREAK security flaw is found in versions of its Windows operating system from Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and higher.
The software giant issued 8 patches to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows, including one considered "critical" -- the most severe rating.
[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.
Both Reader and Acrobat for Windows and Mac are vulnerable to one or more critical vulnerabilities.
One of the streaming media formats supported by Windows Media Player is Advanced Streaming Format (ASF). A security vulnerability occurs...
The Windows KDC didn't properly validate parts of Kerberos tickets. It may be possible for admins to detect if they have been exploited.
A privilege escalation bug being exploited in the wild could turn a normal user into a domain administrator.
This update resolves the "NetBIOS Name Server Protocol Spoofing" security vulnerability in some Windows-based networks and is discussed...
The Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Flash Player all have critical security vulnerabilities patched in a new version.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
Updates released today address a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint Server 2013, the .NET Framework and SQL Server.
A flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows is being exploited in the wild. Critical vulnerabilities affect all versions of Flash Player.
UPDATED. This Patch Tuesday brings six updates but the first, a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer, fixes 24 of the vulnerabilities.
UPDATED. The regularly scheduled quarterly security updates for Java on July 15 will not include updates for Windows XP, which is now formally unsupported by Oracle.
Several vulnerabilities for Windows, some critical, which certainly affect Windows XP, not patched there. Office 2003 also unpatched for less-severe bugs. Three new zero-day vulnerabilities are revealed.
With a high-profile bug so close to XP's end of support, there was very little upside for Microsoft in being strict. This sort of thing has happened before.
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Word and Publisher are patched, some products for the last time.
The most successful and yet most problematic version of Windows passed on as Microsoft provided its last full measure of support today.
[UPDATE] Windows XP and Office 2003's final Patch Tuesday will have only four updates total and only one critical each for Office and XP. The number of vulnerabilities is still undisclosed. The recent zero-day vulnerability in Word will be one of the fixed problems.
Windows XP's next-to-last Patch Tuesday saw four updates to it. Office 2003 is also going off support, but no updates were released today for it.
[UPDATE] A new version of Flash fixes two vulnerabilities in the Windows, Mac and Linux versions. They're not super-high priority.