Microsoft releases patch to record 34 Windows, IE and Office

Thursday, August 12, 2010

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday released 14 new security bulletins. Contained in the updates need to close the previously identified 34 vulnerabilities in these popular products, the Redmond company, as the operating system is Windows, the browser Internet Explorer (IE), Office software package and the Silverlight browser plug-in, enabling applications to run with the animation, vector graphics and video clips.

Note that the number of software "holes", which were prepared and simultaneously released patches, it became a record. It includes and 14 vulnerabilities, which in Microsoft gained the status of critical, as well as 17 security vulnerabilities marked as important. For example, update MS10-052 and MS10-055 will close a pair of critical vulnerabilities in two codecs included with Windows and are responsible for compression and decompression of video data. Users are also advised not to linger, and as soon as possible to establish released updates that will make them work or leisure time at the computer safer.