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Microsoft Patch Tuesday to Fix 25 Threats

In one of its bigger Patch Tuesday releases, Microsoft plans to issue fixes for 25 vulnerabilities next week. Of those, five are deemed critical.

All told, Microsoft will release 11 security bulletins in its monthly patch cycle.

eSecurity Planet digs into the release, which always has administrators scrambling to make sure their systems are up to date with the latest fixes.


Spring is here and that is bringing the bugs out -- at least so it seems.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) notified customers this week it plans to patch a total of 25 security vulnerabilities, five of which received the highest severity rating of "critical," in its upcoming "Patch Tuesday" release.

Altogether, the company will release 11 Security Bulletins, it said. However, the new bug-fix drop will not be of the scale of October's patch release, the largest to date for Microsoft.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday to Fix Five 'Critical' Security Holes