Thursday 13 February 2014

Microsoft Patch Comes With Seven Security Updates

The February Patch released on Tuesday gave Windows users seven security updates to check more vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Microsoft plugs security holes in various Windows operating systems.

Microsoft Patch
From the original five announced update packages Microsoft has made it to seven. The two additional software patches to repair leaks in Internet Explorer and in the scripting language “VBScript “. Both of those leaks are classified as critical one by Microsoft. They all relate to versions of Windows (including server variants), the security software Forefront Protection 2014 for Exchange and the runtime NET Framework.

By the way the 8th April is nearing and the support for Windows XP is running out. The patch MS14 -010 resolves a publicly and 23 privately reported vulnerabilities in Windows. The most severe vulnerability allows remote code execution (attack from afar), if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer the successful attacker will gains entry under with the same user rights as the current user.

For users whose accounts are configured to have fewer privileges, have the less impacted than users who operate with administrative privileges. The Microsoft patch day is normally on the second Tuesday of each month instead - the next Patch Tuesday will be on 11 Of March 2014.

The security updates install automatically with the appropriate active Internet connection. With this month’s Patch Microsoft brings out a fresh version of its "tools for removing malicious software".

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