Eight Bulletins from Microsoft this May Patch Tuesday

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MS14-029: Critical

Interestingly, a critical fix for all versions of IE is one of two critical patches on this Patch Tuesday, with bulletin MS14-029. This one covers just two CVEs as well as last week’s out of band, so it isn’t considered a cumulative update. If you haven’t gotten around to pushing out MS14-021, use MS14-029 instead.

Microsoft released eight bulletins this month – more than we’ve seen in the last few Patch Tuesdays, and the impact spans numerous software categories. The May patch load includes eight bulletins, two of which are rated critical, for a total of 13 CVEs. The busy Patch Tuesday comes on the heels of the out-of-band patch for IE, MS14-021, released by Microsoft May 1.

In this slideshow, Russ Ernst, director of product development at Lumension, takes a closer look at the patches for May and the systems they affect.

 

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