Microsoft to release six security patches

Microsoft will release six security updates next Tuesday as part of its monthly patching cycle.

Microsoft will release six security updates next Tuesday as part of its monthly patching cycle.

The 14 November release includes a critical patch for the company’s XML Core Services technology, and five patches for its Windows operating system. The highest security rating given to the five Windows patches is “critical”, although the company has not provided any further details.

The Windows patches to be distributed this month could include fixes for known Internet Explorer browser weaknesses. There will also be two “high-priority” non-security updates distributed by the company at the same time.

Last month, Microsoft distributed 10 security patches

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