Microsoft announced their July 2013 advanced notification for Patch Tuesday. The July edition of Patch Tuesday will be bringing seven security bulletins. (See the Microsoft announcement here.)

Security Bulletin Breakdown:

  • 6 bulletins are rated as Critical
  • 1 bulletin are rated as Important

Vulnerability Impact:

  • 6 bulletins address vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote Code Execution
  • 1 bulletins address vulnerabilities that could lead to Elevation of Privilege

Affected Products:

  • All Internet Explorer versions
  • All supported Windows Operating Systems
  • Office 2003 SP3, Office 2007 SP3, Office 2010 SP1
  • Visual Studio 2003 SP1
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5
  • Microsoft Lync 2010 and 2013
  • Windows Defender on Windows 7 and 2008 R2

I will be going over the Microsoft and 3rd Party releases for the July Patch Tuesday in detail in our next monthly Patch Tuesday webcast, which is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10th at 11:00 a.m. CDT. I will also be reviewing other non-Microsoft releases that have occurred since the May Patch Tuesday. You can register for the Patch Tuesday webcast here.


Chris Goettl