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Microsoft announces two additional patches

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Microsoft has released a second version of his announcement for the February patch day against his habit and it announced two additional fixes. Thus, the company today evening not five but seven patches will publish.

The two new entries are in the second edition of the announcement in first and second place. Both are critical gaps through which it is possible remotely execute code. Thus, the company this month fixes four critical Windows vulnerabilities.

The first new vulnerability affects all versions of Windows (except Server core) and of the Internet Explorer. The second is in any supported version of Windows, even if their severity from version to version is different.

The earlier announced critical updates relating to Windows and the security software forefront. Plug into Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, RT and RT 8.1 Server 2012 and 2012 R2, forefront protection 2010 for Exchange Server. According to the company an attacker could exploit, malicious code to inject and run without any interaction with the user.

All patches Microsoft makes available on 11 February from about 19: 00 BST. The distribution via Windows Update. The updates can be downloaded but then also from the Microsoft Web site. Because the group in advance of patch day does not provide details of the exact number of the bug, it may be that a patch resolves several vulnerabilities.

[with material by Larry Seltzer, ZDNet.com]

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