The holidays are coming with a large number of security updates releases from vendors.

So far this month we already have the following important updates:

Oracle has released Java 6 update 23, but this is a non security update.

This week we had the biggest Microsoft patch Tuesday ever. 17 new security bulleting were released, 16 of them labeled as critical or important. This is an all time record from Microsoft. The following Microsoft products are affected:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft Exchange

More details are available here.