Microsoft To Release 12 Patches Tuesday
Microsoft will be releasing 12 patches for Windows and Office this coming Tuesday as part of its monthly 'Patch Tuesday' cycle.
- By Becky Nagel
- August 04, 2006
Microsoft will be releasing 12 patches for Windows and Office this coming
Tuesday as part of its monthly 'Patch Tuesday' cycle.
According to an advance notice released yesterday, 10 of the patches
will related to Windows and two will be for Office. At least one in each
group will be rated 'critical' -- the company's highest rating for vulnerabilities.
As per its usual practice, the company did not release any further details
about the flaws or patches -- more information should be available when
the patches are released next week.
Microsoft said that on Tuesday it will also release an updated version of
the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software removal tool.
About the Author
Becky Nagel is the vice president of Web & Digital Strategy for 1105's Converge360 Group, where she oversees the front-end Web team and deals with all aspects of digital projects at the company, including launching and running the group's popular virtual summit and Coffee talk series . She an experienced tech journalist (20 years), and before her current position, was the editorial director of the group's sites. A few years ago she gave a talk at a leading technical publishers conference about how changes in Web browser technology would impact online advertising for publishers. Follow her on twitter @beckynagel.