Hello and welcome to this month’s blog on the Microsoft patch releases. This month we also have a "Patch Tuesday" from Adobe.
Microsoft released six security bulletins to address 12 vulnerabilities; seven are rated "critical." The critical issues affect Internet Explorer, Project, and Internet Authentication Service (IAS). Attackers could exploit the IAS remotely, without any interaction from victims. For the other issues, a user must visit a malicious Web page or open a malicious file.
The remaining issues, rated “Important” and “Moderate,” affect IAS, WordPad, Word, Active Directory Federated Services, and Windows LSASS.
Adobe is scheduled to release security updates for Flash Player and AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime). Although both of the updates scheduled for release today are classified as "critical," all customers should apply the Flash Player update immediately because...