Patch Tuesday

Patch Impact Assessment June 2019

This month we’re reporting 88 vulnerabilities addressed and four made public. We have “Patch Now” recommendations for both browsers, Windows and Adobe.

Critical updates to IE and Windows make for an urgent May Patch Tuesday

With 79 reported CVE vulnerability entries and two advisories from Microsoft, this is a big update for Windows this month. With this May Patch Tuesday update cycle, we are seeing reported issues in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), DHCP and the core graphics GDI Windows component.

Patch Impact Assessment May 2019

With 79 reported CVE vulnerability entries and two advisories from Microsoft, this is a big update for Windows this month. With this May Patch Tuesday update cycle, we are seeing reported issues in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), DHCP and the core graphics GDI component. The RDS vulnerability (CVE-2019-0863) should be a considered a zero-day security issue as it has been publicly disclosed and reported as exploited in the wild.

April brings massive updates to Windows and critical updates to both browsers and Adobe Flash

The old adage about April being the cruelest month looks to be true with this hefty and significant update to all of Microsoft’s platforms.

Patch Impact Assessment April 2019

With 74 reported vulnerabilities and significant updates to all Microsoft’s major platforms (Windows, Browsers, development platforms, Office and Exchange and of course Adobe Flash, getting these updates in a timely fashion will be hard work.

Urgent Updates for Windows and IE for March Patch Tuesday

This is a big month for Microsoft updates. With 64 reported vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s Patch Tuesday release, the focus is on the two zero-days for Microsoft Windows. Both Windows 7 and Windows 10 platforms are affected, leading to a “Patch Now” recommendation for both Windows and browser updates.

Patch Impact Assessment March 2019

This is a large and urgent update to the Windows platforms and Microsoft Browsers (IE11 and Edge). With four publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, and two zero-day exploits, ensure that your browser and Windows updates are a top priority for this March Patch Tuesday.

A Large February Patch Tuesday is Warming Up For a Big Year for Microsoft

75 vulnerabilities addressed, critical updates for IE and Windows and a large number of patches to Microsoft’s development platform make this a substantial Patch Tuesday.

A Great Start to Patching in 2019

After a busy year of patches and real challenges to the quality of the update process, Microsoft has delivered a “mild” January Patch Tuesday that addresses 47 unique vulnerabilities. This month, we have one publicly reported vulnerability (CVE-2019-0579) that addresses a problem with the Microsoft JET engine. No critical updates for Adobe (really!) and a …

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An Easy October Patch Tuesday

Well, it was great to have a little break from posting on the Patch Tuesday Debugged blog. Since the kids are now back at school, it’s time to get back to understanding the impact of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update cycle on our desktop and server systems. For this October Patch Tuesday, we see a relatively …

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