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”.
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
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.
Vote for your IT greats
Who have been the most influential people in IT in the past 40 years? The greatest organisations? The best hardware and software technologies? As part of Computer Weekly’s 40th anniversary celebrations, we are asking our readers who and what has really made a difference?
Vote now at: www.computerweekly.com/ITgreats