Five of the nine security bulletins released by Microsoft this Patch Tuesday are rated "critical."
Half of this months Patch Tuesday releases are critical, many addressing privilege escalation.
Adobe released fixes for its Reader and Acrobat products and said it will issue an update later this week for Flash Player to patch a vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild.
Yesterday's outcome of Microsoft's September Patch Tuesday included five critical bulletins.
Half of patch Tuesday fixes cover Windows 10
This vulnerability, if left unpatched, affects every flavour of Windows utilising the IIS services version 6+ to support web sites.
In its latest 'Patch Tuesday' notice, Microsoft issued 14 security bulletins including fixes for the Freak flaw and the Stuxnet worm - which was thought to have been patched five years ago.
Monolithic operating systems will attract attackers, and speed to market will trump security, so expect patches and be intelligent about how vulnerabilities are fixed says Raimund Genes.
Microsoft said the change to its patching was made because customers no longer use the previewing system the same way they did in the past.
Questions need to be asked of Patch Tuesday and Microsoft's approach to it, says Robert Brown.
Microsoft has very unusually released an `out-of-band' security patch to fix a vulnerability in Windows - and Windows Server - that hackers are reportedly exploiting to compromise IT networks.
Microsoft has unexpectedly withdrawn a key element of its Patch Tuesday operating system refresh after discovering a flaw in an update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
Microsoft has issued four bulletins covering a total of 42 vulnerabilities, 36 of which are rated critical.
The cycle of updating software at the end of life has, itself, reached its end of life with managed services the way ahead says Kevin Linsell
Microsoft's latest Patch Tuesday security fixes for its products included two last-minute updates that show the company rushing to respond to the escalating pace of cyber attacks.
Patch Tuesday sees major slew of vulnerabilities to be fixed
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update has been released, giving users a highly anticipated fix for a TIFF zero-day flaw and 23 other bugs affecting company software.
Microsoft has announced that it is further strengthening Internet Explorer with the release of a critical bulletin in this month's Patch Tuesday next week.
Microsoft released five bulletins on its June Patch Tuesday, fixing one critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
Microsoft released ten bulletins yesterday fixing 33 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day in Internet Explorer 8.
Microsoft has acknowledged problems caused by a patch released this week that can cause system errors.
Microsoft issued nine bulletins to fix 14 vulnerabilities this week; however it left several known flaws unpatched.
Microsoft released seven bulletins last night, containing four patches rated as critical, to fix 20 vulnerabilities.
Microsoft released 12 bulletins, five of which were rated as critical, to address 57 vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday.
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