October Patch Tuesday Includes IE Patch and Seven Others

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MS13-085 patches two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel that could allow for a remote code execution. MS13-086 also patches two privately reported vulnerabilities that could allow a remote code execution but this one is for Word. Lastly, we have MS13-087. One privately reported vulnerability in Silverlight that could allow information disclosure is patched in this one; no active attacks are known.

Microsoft released eight patches this October Patch Tuesday - four critical and four important. The vulnerabilities in IE have been patched thankfully and the bulk of the October issues do not impact the current code base. Paul Henry, security and forensics analyst at Lumension, provides more on the updates.


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