Microsoft Puts Out 16 Patches in June Update
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Microsoft shipped 16 security patches for its June "Patch Tuesday" event today, nine of them rated "critical" on the company's four-tier severity ranking scale.
That's a big jump from May, when Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) shipped only two patches, only one of which was rated critical. However, that single critical patch fixed an important hole for security professionals in Windows Server.
Meantime, administrators may see June's patch workload as more like a déjà vu of April's patch release, when Microsoft released 17 patches, nine of them critical.