[ISN] Every single Internet Explorer at risk of drive-by hacks until Patch Tuesday

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/08/ms_feb_patch_tuesday_pre_alert/ By John Leyden The Register 8th February 2013 Microsoft has lined up a bumper Patch Tuesday this month to snap shut a backbreaking 57 security vulnerabilities in its products. Five of the 12 software updates addressing the gaping holes will tackle critical flaws that allow miscreants to execute code remotely on vulnerable systems. In all, the soon-to-be-patched vulnerabilities exist in the Windows operating system, Internet Explorer web browser, Microsoft Server Software, Microsoft Office and the .NET framework. The Redmond giant normally bundles together fixes for Internet Explorer bugs into a single monthly update, but February’s Patch Tuesday release will feature two bulletins both addressing critical IE vulnerabilities. All versions of IE from 6 to 10, including the ARM port running on Windows RT on the Surface tablet, will need patching. […] ______________________________________________ Visit the InfoSec News Security Bookstore Best Selling Security Books and More! http://www.shopinfosecnews.org




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