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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Microsoft's Mega Patch Tuesday

Microsoft issued the second largest bunch of fixes this year patching vulnerabilities that will affect anyone using Windows. Microsoft released nine security bulletins, fixing a total of 14 vulnerabilities. Eight of the bugs are critical, four are rated important and two are rated moderate.

The fixes address flaws in Windows, Windows Media Player, Windows Gadgets, Office, Excel, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic, Virtual Sever, and Virtual PC. Symantec rated the Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer as the most critical since two of the vulnerabilities affect Internet Explorer version 6 and version 7.

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