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...

03/13/2019

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.

02/13/2019

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.

01/09/2019

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.

10/11/2018

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.

12/18/2017

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.

11/17/2017

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...

10/12/2017

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.

09/13/2017

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...

06/16/2017

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...

05/12/2017

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.

04/14/2017

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.

03/15/2017

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?

02/27/2017

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.

02/17/2017

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."

12/19/2016

Windows, Office and Flash Player updates for this Patch Tuesday

Windows, Office and Flash Player updates for this Patch Tuesday

With 14 bulletins for this November Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has updated Windows and Office and has also had to wrap another Adobe Flash Player update to manage two zero-day exploits.

11/10/2016

5 critical updates for October Patch Tuesday

5 critical updates for October Patch Tuesday

October's change of season brings a fundamental change to how Microsoft presents and delivers updates to Windows 7 and 8.x systems.

10/14/2016

September Patch Tuesday brings 7 critial updates to IE, Windows and Adobe Flash

September Patch Tuesday brings 7 critial updates to IE, Windows and Adobe Flash

Microsoft traditionally has a large patch release for September. This September's Patch Tuesday is no exception with 14 updates, seven rated as critical, seven rated as important, altogether resolving a total of 50 reported...

09/14/2016

August Patch Tuesday 2016 -- Microsoft releases 5 critical updates

August Patch Tuesday 2016 -- Microsoft releases 5 critical updates

This August Patch Tuesday from Microsoft brings a relatively light series of updates, with five rated as critical and the remaining four rated as important. Aside from the relatively few updates from Microsoft, there are no zero-day...

08/10/2016

Critical Updates to IE, Edge and Adobe Flash Player for July Patch Tuesday

Critical Updates to IE, Edge and Adobe Flash Player for July Patch Tuesday

I think that we were all hoping for a “boring” Patch Tuesday for this July update cycle. With “only” 11 updates, six rated as critical and the remaining patches rated as important, this month does provide some relief from the very...

07/13/2016

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