Microsoft Plans 12 Security Bulletins for Patch Tuesday
Microsoft will release patches to cover 22 security vulnerabilities next week.Microsoft may have started 2011 slowly in regards to Patch Tuesday fixes, but this month will be the exact opposite. Next week, Microsoft plans to release 12 security bulletins, including three that are rated "Critical." All totaled, the bulletins will address 22 vulnerabilities spanning Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Visual Studio and IIS.
"As part of this month's update, we'll be addressing issues related to two recent Security Advisories, 2490606 (a public vulnerability affecting the Windows Graphics Rendering Engine) and 2488013 (a public vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer)," blogged Angela Gunn, security response communications manager for Microsoft Trustworthy Computing. "Additionally, we will be addressing an issue affecting FTP service in IIS 7.0 and 7.5."