Microsoft Fixes a Dozen Security Flaws, Nine Critical
Microsoft released a dozen security bulletins on Aug. 8 in an effort to patch a variety of security issues affecting Windows and Office, including nine critical vulnerabilities present in popular applications such as Internet Explorer, Outlook Express and PowerPoint.
Ten of the dozen security bulletins addressed issued by the Redmond, Wash.-based software maker include patches for its flagship Windows operating system, including the seven labeled as critical, Microsoft's highest severity rating.
For the third successive month, the company also issued patches for critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. Microsoft Fixes a Dozen Security Flaws, Nine Critical
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