Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Major Updates For Windows, IE, Office And Edge

During the February Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released 13 security updates for critical vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge Office, Microsoft Server Software, the .NET Framework and Adobe Flash Player. Six of the updates are rated as critical.

In this case, an attacker could execute arbitrary code on the computer with hardly any user interaction. It involves, for example just visiting a malicious or hacked website. The remaining updates are for vulnerabilities that an attacker who already had access to a system to increase its rights or cause a denial of service.

Two of the vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint and Windows, were already known before Microsoft had released an update.These vulnerabilities would not be attacked active. Most problems have been resolved in Internet Explorer. It involves a total of 13 vulnerabilities. There are also two critical vulnerabilities in the built-in PDF reader in Windows 8.1 and later. Via a malicious PDF document, it was possible for an attacker to take over your computer. An overview of all updates on this page to find. Updating is done on most Windows computers automatically.

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