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MS planning Patch Tuesday whopper...

posted Oct 9, 2010, 11:49 AM by Kevin Routh

This month’s batch of security patches from Microsoft will be a record-breaking one:  16 bulletins addressing a whopping 49 security vulnerabilities.

According to the company’s advance notice, four of the 16 bulletins will be rated “critical,” Microsoft’s highest severity rating.   Microsoft rates a critical vulnerability as one that could be exploited to propagate an Internet worm without user action.

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http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/ms-planning-patch-tuesday-whopper-16-bulletins-49-vulnerabilities/7433