Updates to Exchange and Microsoft Installer drive Patch Tuesday testing

Updates to Exchange and Microsoft Installer drive Patch Tuesday testing

Microsoft rolled out a relatively light update for this month's Patch Tuesday, though two significant flaws in the Windows platform have been publicly disclosed and lend some urgency to the latest updates.

Four zero-day exploits add urgency to October's Patch Tuesday

Four zero-day exploits add urgency to October's Patch Tuesday

Microsoft's update for this month brings fixes for four zero-day vulnerabilities and 74 updates to the Windows ecosystem — including a difficult-to-test kernel update and an Exchange Server update that requires some technical skill...

Legacy apps are at risk with the September Patch Tuesday update

Legacy apps are at risk with the September Patch Tuesday update

Testing your legacy applications and printing will be important when dealing with this month's Patch Tuesday updates.

The focus for August's Patch Tuesday? Printing

The focus for August's Patch Tuesday? Printing

August brought a fairly light Patch Tuesday as Microsoft pushed out just 44 patches across Windows, Office and the Microsoft development platforms.

A big July Patch Tuesday — and the ongoing print nightmare

A big July Patch Tuesday — and the ongoing print nightmare

This is a big and important update for the Microsoft Windows ecosystem, with 117 patches that address four publicly reported and four exploited vulnerabilities.

6 zero-days make this a 'Patch Now' Patch Tuesday

6 zero-days make this a 'Patch Now' Patch Tuesday

For June, Microsoft released 50 updates to address vulnerabilities across the Windows and Office ecosystems. There's some good news — and some bad.

Browser updates are back for the May's Patch Tuesday

Browser updates are back for the May's Patch Tuesday

With 55 updates, three publicly reported vulnerabilities and reports of public exploits for Adobe Reader, this month's update will require some time and testing before deployment.

The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

Another very broad series of updates across the Windows ecosystems for this April patch cycle. Unfortunately, four vulnerabilities affecting Windows have been publicly disclosed and one security vulnerability has been reported as...

Patch Exchange now, and test your Windows updates

Patch Exchange now, and test your Windows updates

If it weren't for some serious security issues involving on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers, I'd say things look pretty good for this month's batch of patches.

What's not to love with this month’s Patch Tuesday?

What's not to love with this month’s Patch Tuesday?

Despite a lower-than-average number of updates and patches in February, four vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed and we're seeing increasing reports of exploits in the wild.

Easing into the new year with a modest January Patch Tuesday

Easing into the new year with a modest January Patch Tuesday

Microsoft started 2021 with a relatively benign update cycle for Windows and Microsoft Office systems, delivering 83 updates for January. There are no Zero-days or “Patch Now” recommendations.

Microsoft presents us with a light Patch Tuesday for December

Microsoft presents us with a light Patch Tuesday for December

With only 58 reported vulnerabilities, this month's Microsoft Patch Tuesday represents a welcome respite from the large and broad updates seen during the past year.

Browser updates are back for Update Tuesday; testing may be needed for Windows patches

Browser updates are back for Update Tuesday; testing may be needed for Windows patches

Microsoft this week released 112 updates to its Windows, browser, development and Office platforms. But there were no zero-days or reports of publicly exploited vulnerabilities for November.

Microsoft focuses on Office, less so on Windows, and offers nothing for browsers on Patch Tuesday

Microsoft focuses on Office, less so on Windows, and offers nothing for browsers on Patch Tuesday

This was a surprisingly light update, with a reduced number of Windows updates, no Microsoft browser updates and some critical Office patches — so far. Microsoft is scheduled to release more updates this month and we will see whether...

A fat Windows Update for September's Patch Tuesday

A fat Windows Update for September's Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released 129 updates to its Windows ecosystem this month. The good news: we are not dealing with any zero-days or publicly reported vulnerabilities.

A zero-day and testing of key printing features will drive August Windows updates

A zero-day and testing of key printing features will drive August Windows updates

Though a DNS-spoofing vulnerability in Windows has been rated as a zero-day, the focus for this month’s updates should be on testing key Windows features prior to deployment.

Advisories and mitigations, oh my! Critical updates for Windows this July

Advisories and mitigations, oh my! Critical updates for Windows this July

July's Patch Tuesday update round-up deals with 123 separate security vulnerabilities, including an urgent issue with Microsoft Outlook and a very serious flaw in Windows CVE-2020-1350.

Large in number, large in nature, this Patch Tuesday needs your attention

Large in number, large in nature, this Patch Tuesday needs your attention

With another critical update to Adobe Flash Player, critical updates to Microsoft’s browsers and the number and nature of updates to Windows platform, this month yields a large testing surface for companies.

A 'business-as-usual' Patch Tuesday update for Windows desktops

A 'business-as-usual' Patch Tuesday update for Windows desktops

With no “zero-days” and a relatively light load of Office, Developer Tools and legacy ESU updates, May's patch cycle focused on the Windows desktop and server platforms, with 111 security related updates to all platforms.

Don’t Panic, but do make this month’s Patch Tuesday a priority

Don’t Panic, but do make this month’s Patch Tuesday a priority

With 113 Patch Tuesday updates this month, there is a lot to do.

Load More