Don’t let the holiday season fool you – patching is a never-ending story, and Microsoft prepared 12 patches for us this Tuesday.
Google published several Chrome updates in November, addressing several security and stability issues, while other vendors had a more or less calm month.
Along with 14 patches, Microsoft introduced a new Security Update Guide web site, as the new location for information on security vulnerabilities.
October is the month that kicks off the holiday season, but for IT professionals the “update party” never stops, with Chrome bringing even 21 security fixes this month.
This Tuesday’s update addresses 49 vulnerabilities within 10 security bulletins, of which five are rated as critical, and four of them are zero-day flaws.
Your monthly sysadmin routine will change with the introduction of a slightly different Microsoft Patch Tuesday, shifting to a model where all patches are delivered at once, in a single package.
Autumn season brings falling leaves and a new set patches, with an unusually large security patch bunch coming from Apple, and a regular monthly number of patches from other vendors.
It’s September and business for sysadmins is back to normal, so we got a brand new batch of seven critical and seven important updates.
IT pros who are looking for relief from the heavy patch loads we’ve seen recently will find August is a mixed bag. Firefox 48 is here now, along with a bunch of security updates from other vendors.
It’s been a long, hot summer, and on the security update front, after a couple of months of heavy patch Tuesdays, we get a little bit of relief this time: Microsoft released only nine patches for August Patch Tuesday.