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Microsoft offloads heap of critical fixes in ‘ugly’ Patch Tuesday

Microsoft offloads heap of critical fixes in ‘ugly’ Patch Tuesday: Microsoft is planning a high-impact edition of Patch Tuesday with seven bulletins this month – six of which cover critical flaws.

The less-than-magnificent seven cover all supported versions of Windows and every version of MS Office, as well as updates for Lync, Silverlight, Visual Studio and .NET. Internet Explorer, from IE6 on Windows XP to IE10 on Windows 8, and also on Windows RT, needs patching because of a critical vulnerability.

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