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Microsoft March Patch Tuesday Heavy on IE Updates

Microsoft is fixing 23 different vulnerabilities in the March Patch Tuesday update, spread across five security advisories.

Of the 23 vulnerabilities, 18 of them are directly attributable to IE. One of the IE vulnerabilities fixed this month, was first publicly reported Feb. 13 and is formally known as CVE-2014-0322. That flaw has been exploited in the wild, and until today, Microsoft had not provided its users with a formal patch. Microsoft did, however, advise users to use a "fix-it' and consider upgrading to IE 11, which is not at risk from the flaw.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Microsoft Patches 23 Security Vulnerabilities in March Update

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.