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April Patch Tuesday 2017

April Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft is only about a third of the size of the March release. There are a total of 46 unique vulnerabilities (CVEs) being resolved, three of which have been publicly disclosed (CVE-2017-0210, CVE-2017-0199, CVE-2017-0203) and two of those have been exploited in t

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December Patch Tuesday 2016

December Patch Tuesday has a flurry of exploits and public disclosures. Coming in to Patch Tuesday, we already had one zero day from Mozilla (CVE-2016-9079) which updated on November 30. Today, Adobe released nine bulletins, including a critical update for Adobe Flash that resolves a zero day (CVE-

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November Patch Tuesday Forecast 2016

Since October Patch Tuesday there has been a lot of activity. Oracle released their quarterly CPU including an update for Java JRE, Adobe resolved a Zero Day in Flash Player, our tip of the month, and a quick look at what to expect next week as Patch Tuesday hits. On the Horizon Actually more of a c

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June Patch Tuesday 2016

I am chilling up in Daresbury, UK this Patch Tuesday, so instead of working through lunch I am working through dinner. ROOM SERVICE! There are two not so very surprising events this evening. First, it is raining in the UK. Second, Adobe Flash Player has a zero day! Like I said, no surprises. CVE-20

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March Patch Tuesday Round-Up 2016

Things were going too smoothly this month, but it did not take long to accumulate some curve balls to make your March patching more interesting. As we expected, Flash was very close to a release on Patch Tuesday. It's here and with it Microsoft has released MS16-036, which is the Flash plug-in for

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February Patch Tuesday 2016

February Patch Tuesday started a bit early with Oracle releasing an out-of-band update for Java to resolve a critical vulnerability that allows DLL Hijacking. Microsoft has released 13 bulletins, six of which are critical, resolving a total of 42 vulnerabilities. Of the vulnerabilities being resolv

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January Patch Tuesday 2016: Windows Updates

January 2016 is going to be anything but boring. Microsoft has a large lineup of updates. The bulletin list opens up 2016 with 10 bulletins — minus one. MS16-009 has been skipped and Microsoft went to MS16-010 instead. Is that a small joke relating to Windows 9 skipping to Windows 10? Maybe Microsof

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October Patch Tuesday 2015

Microsoft is taking it easy on us this month. But don’t worry, Adobe, Google and Oracle are adding to the Patch Tuesday queue this month. Microsoft has released just six bulletins this Patch Tuesday. This is a welcome reprieve given the 2015 bulletin count has already exceeded the total bulletin cou

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