Monday 18 May 2015

New posting on Computerworld: Critical Updates to Office and IE

With this May Microsoft Update Tuesday, we see Microsoft delivering 13 security bulletins with three rated as critical and the remaining ten rated as important by Microsoft.

This May release from Microsoft see an update to Office (and its web components), Internet Explorer and some low level system components. Include the Internet Explorer and Office updates as part of your standard testing and deployment plan, however I would suggest waiting a little while before deploying MS15-044 as it updates two key system files; GDIPLUS.DLL and Win32K.sys.

I was hoping for a little respite from the ongoing onslaught of large patches from Microsoft, but with 13 patches to deploy this month, there is no let up in the continuing drum-beat of security patches and application updates.

Here is our monthly overview info-graphic on this month's Microsoft Patch Tuesday.

To find out more about this month’s updates and the potential impact on your application portfolio, head over to Qompat Spine

Or, you can have a read of my monthly posting at Computerworld found here

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