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Microsoft announces update for critical Windows flaw

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Microsoft has announced five security updates for next Tuesday. Two of them are as classified critical vulnerabilities in Windows and the security software remove forefront. The other three Updates bring fixes for vulnerabilities in Windows and .NET Framework, of which a high risk to go out.

The critical gaps 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.

The other errors affect Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, 7, Server 2008 R2, 8 and 8.1, server 2012 and 2012 R2 RT and RT 8.1. Furthermore, all versions of the .NET runtime environment are vulnerable apparently framework.

In addition, Microsoft has announced several non-security updates. Correct errors in Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, server 2012 and server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 RT 8.1. Like every month, there will be also a new version of the Windows malicious software removal tools.

All patches Microsoft makes available on 11 February from about 19: 00 BST. The distribution via Windows Update. The updates can be downloaded 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.

In January, Microsoft had released four patches. It was the first patch day of the company without critical updates for September 2011. It was also the first time since September, 2012, that Microsoft has issued four or fewer updates on a patch day.

[with material by Larry Seltzer, ZDNet.com]

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