It's the second week of the month and that means it's Patch Tuesday time, the monthly delivery of fixes for Microsoft's quiver of software arrows. This month, they have targeted a bunch of issues rated as "critical".
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Microsoft has released its monthly cumulative update for the month of June, issuing 16 patches bundles for 44 security vulnerabilities across a bunch of the company's software including the Windows operating system, Office, Internet Explorer Edge and Exchange Server. Five of the patch packages concerned vulnerabilities that were rated as "critical". Here are the details.
In the latest Microsoft Security Bulletin, the vendor has issued patches for 16 security bugs for its software of which eight are rated as critical. Some of them affect all supported Windows operating systems including Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Among the critical security flaws found, a handful involved remote code execution which would allow hackers to take over vulnerable PCs. Here are the details.
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It's the second Tuesday of the month tomorrow, and that means Patch Tuesday. Come Wednesday Australian time, there will be a neat heap of essential security updates for Windows systems.