Critical updates for Microsoft Patch Tuesday may cause testing headaches

Critical updates for Microsoft Patch Tuesday may cause testing headaches

This is a huge month for Patch Tuesday as Microsoft attempts to address 93 unique vulnerabilities spanning Windows desktop and server platforms, Microsoft Office and core development tools.

A challenging Patch Tuesday for legacy Windows platforms

A challenging Patch Tuesday for legacy Windows platforms

This is a big Patch Tuesday for some Windows users. Older systems such as Windows 7 and Server 2008 need both urgent and important updates to resolve publicly disclosed and exploited vulnerabilities. If you are running later versions...

Big, complex Patch Tuesday for Windows, critical updates for Adobe and Edge

Big, complex Patch Tuesday for Windows, critical updates for Adobe and Edge

This month, Microsoft delivers a big, complex series of updates to Windows, Azure and Edge. With 88 vulnerabilities addressed and four made public, we see "Patch Now” recommendations for both browsers, Windows and Adobe. I think that...

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

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...

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

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.

Urgent updates for Windows and IE for March Patch Tuesday

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...

A large February Patch Tuesday is warming up for a big year for Microsoft

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

A great start to patching in 2019

With a gentle start to Microsoft updates for 2019, Microsoft has addressed 47 vulnerabilities with updates to Windows, Chakra, Edge and IE11. The only critical updates this month relate to both Microsoft browsers.

An easy October Patch Tuesday

An easy October Patch Tuesday

After a bit of a hiatus, Greg Lambert is back with all the info you need on Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update cycle.

An easy update for December Patch Tuesday
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An easy update for December Patch Tuesday

The primary concern for this month are the updates to IE and Edge, but a handful of others warrant attention, too.

Critical updates to IE and Flash for November Patch Tuesday

Critical updates to IE and Flash for November Patch Tuesday

A relatively light series of updates from Microsoft this month.

Critical updates for Microsoft Office for October Patch Tuesday

Critical updates for Microsoft Office for October Patch Tuesday

This is an unusual October Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft. Normally, we would see a number of urgent critical updates from Microsoft for severe, massively damaging exploits in either Adobe Flash Player or several less severe but...

September Patch Tuesday brings critical updates for Window, Edge and .NET

September Patch Tuesday brings critical updates for Window, Edge and .NET

September brings a relatively large patch profile for Microsoft with 76 reported vulnerabilities, three public disclosures (thank you, Google) and unfortunately one zero day exploit.

Critical updates to Windows 10, XP and Vista for June Patch Tuesday

Critical updates to Windows 10, XP and Vista for June Patch Tuesday

This month's Patch Tuesday is unique. Microsoft is not only attempting to address a record 94 vulnerabilities, but also provided security updates for several operating systems that are no longer supported, including Windows XP and...

May Patch Tuesday delivers fixes critical Windows 10 exploits

May Patch Tuesday delivers fixes critical Windows 10 exploits

For this May Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Microsoft attempts to resolve 56 reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Windows, both Browsers and the .NET development platform. Three of the vulnerabilities have been reported publicly...

Massive change to a moderate Patch Tuesday

Massive change to a moderate Patch Tuesday

Last month, we had the largest ever release of patches and updates from Microsoft. This month, we see the biggest change to Patch Tuesday since October 2003.

Largest ever Patch Tuesday from Microsoft

Largest ever Patch Tuesday from Microsoft

After last month’s rather brief Patch Tuesday from Microsoft, we see one of the largest ever releases of updates for Windows and Microsoft Office -- and of course another critical update for Adobe Flash Player.

February Patch Tuesday updated

February Patch Tuesday updated

Microsoft released a single update last week with this February Patch Tuesday, after a week's delay. Or, perhaps MS17-005 is considered an out-of-band update from Microsoft?

Why February's Patch Tuesday is delayed

Why February's Patch Tuesday is delayed

After a short break since our Patch Tuesday debugged analysis in January, it looks like we are going to have some delay with Patch Tuesday in February due to a last minute technical issue with the Microsoft release process.

Final patches for Office, Windows and Adobe Flash for 2016

This is the final Patch Tuesday for the year and also the last one using the "per-patch" detailed format. Starting in January, we will match the latest Microsoft patch deployment grouping or "roll-ups."

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