Sometimes Patch Tuesday means that absolutely everyone -- even the Server Core addicts -- have no choice but to reboot. This is one of those months.
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Microsoft's latest round of patches, out now, includes seven updates covering Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and Lync. Three definitely require a restart; four probably do.
As Naked Security points out, the patches are also unusual in that one fixes a potential "tampering" vulnerability rather than the more familiar remote code execution. But whatever the flaw, you need to fix it. Time to start the patching and make a coffee . . .