“Microsoft Corp. today released four new security bulletins detailing patches for several critical vulnerabilities, including one that fixes 14 separate flaws, in a wide range of Windows software. The patches are part of the company’s monthly rollout of security fixes and address a total of 20 flaws. The products affected by the flaws include Windows NT Workstation and Server, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003,” Jaikumar Vijayan reports for ComputerWorld.
“The patch detailed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 is one of the biggest software updates the company has released in terms of the number of flaws it addresses,” Vijayan reports. “A total of 14 vulnerabilities are addressed in the update, some of which are critical, said Stephen Toulouse, security program manager for Microsoft’s Security Response Center. In some cases, the patch addresses holes that are critical in some products but aren’t as serious in others, Toulouse said.”
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