Archive for January, 2013

Advance notice of Microsoft Patches to be released on January 8, 2013 – and other updates for Jan

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

On Thursday, January 3, Microsoft provided advance notice of the patches that are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. The details as they are currently known are available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-jan   There are a total of seven bulletins scheduled to be released that include two patches designated as CRITICAL and five designated as […]

Fixit update issued by Microsoft for zero day Internet Explorer vulnerability – out of band patch released on Jan14

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Microsoft has released a fix it update for the zero day vulnerability that affects Internet Explorer versions 6-8.  All versions of Windows XP are potentially affected by the vulnerability as they cannot use any version of Internet Explorer later than version 8.  As malicious code has been identified in the wild, it is suggested that […]