Patch Tuesday: Not Dead Yet

Patch Tuesday: Not Dead Yet

Microsoft’s long term plan with Windows 10 is to kill off Patch Tuesday, but that hasn’t happened yet. This week’s round of updates includes 13 patches and 3 critical updates.

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As is invariably and annoyingly the case, the critical updates require restarting your systems. One of the more obscure vulnerabilities would allow a denial-of-service attack to be launched via a Microsoft Management Console file. There are also fresh patches out from Adobe, Google and Mozilla today -- that "Tuesday habit" is hard to break.


  • WHy does MS classify these as “critical” on its website, but Windows & update classifies them all as Important? I thought it split them into a critical category also?

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