Three Critical Fixes in July Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft issued nine bulletins fixing 16 vulnerabilities in the July 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday. Three of the bulletins received Microsoft’s most severe ‘critical’ rating, while the remaining six were deemed merely ‘important.’

From Washington Post (Brian Krebs)
Security researchers today unveiled details about a little-known but ubiquitous class of vulnerabilities that may reside in a range of Internet components, from Web applications to mobile and cloud computing platforms to documents, images and instant messaging products. At issue are problems with the way many hardware and software makers handle data from an open standard called XML. Read the full story [washingtonpost.com].

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