For Microsoft, Patch Tuesday Often Becomes Exploit Thursday


Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of each month a regular schedule the company follows to make it easier for network administrators around to the world to manage all the updating necessary to deploy the fixes on their systems.

Over the past several months news of exploits targeting previously undocumented flaws in Windows and other Microsoft applications have surfaced within hours of each Patch Tuesday. Today, less than 48 hours after Microsoft released a record number of security updates, comes the release of exploit code for yet another Office flaw, this one apparently targeted at PowerPoint files in Office 2003 (no, I'm not going to link to the site hosting the exploit code). For Microsoft, Patch Tuesday Often Becomes Exploit Thursday - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 13th October 2006 11:50PM