Microsoft to issue three security patches tomorrow


Microsoft to issue three security patches tomorrow

Antony Savvas

Microsoft plans to issue three security patches to its Windows operating system and Microsoft Office productivity suite tomorrow (Tuesday 12 September), with one of the patches described as “critical”.

The patches are being issued as part of the company’s monthly scheduled patching cycle, and this month’s release will be a welcome relief in IT departments after the 23 vulnerabilities patched last month.

Two of the patches tomorrow will address vulnerabilities in the Windows OS, with the maximum Microsoft security rating given to these patches as “important”.

Microsoft has described the Office patch as “critical” however, and it may well give priority to its distribution, as it did with a similar critical patch last month.

The company also plans to issue five non-security high-priority updates to its products tomorrow.

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