Eight Bulletins from Microsoft this May Patch Tuesday

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Outside of Microsoft, Adobe also announced they will release security updates for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat as well. They have assigned priority ratings of one for each of the four updates in the works.

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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