Final Patch Tuesday Quietly Ushers Out XP and 2003

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Third-party apps

It’s imperative that administrators continue their migration off of Windows XP, but this month we continue to see a focus on targeting third-party applications. Administrators are advised to stay vigilant with their patch deployment process to keep these applications up to date.

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 For that reason, this is an important Patch Tuesday for users who rely on the outdated platforms and applications that move to self-support this month.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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