Final Patch Tuesday Quietly Ushers Out XP and 2003

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MS14-019 and MS14-020: Important

The remaining bulletins are MS14-019, which is rated important for all versions of Windows, and MS14-020, which impacts Microsoft Publisher users. In summary, that makes two bulletins that impact Windows XP and two for Office 2003 for their final scheduled update.

In the final Patch Tuesday for Windows XP and Office 2003, Microsoft released four patches today, two critical and two important, that cover a total of just 11 CVEs. While an unusually small Patch Tuesday, it isn’t surprising that Microsoft included final fixes in XP and Office 2003. For that reason, this is an important Patch Tuesday for users who rely on the outdated platforms and applications that move to self-support this month. Here's a closer look at this month's patches, provided by Russ Ernst, director product management, Lumension.

 

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