Microsoft will release its biggest ever security update today.
It can be recalled that prior to today’s security update, Microsoft’s biggest ever update was released in June 2009 that package of 10 fixes which tackled 31 vulnerabilities.
Today’s update will include 13 bulletins that tackle 34 vulnerabilities between them. Microsoft noted that eight of the bulletins were critical and the most serious sort of vulnerability.
The security update will patch loopholes in many different programs including different editions of Windows, Internet Explorer, and Office Apps. One update, rated to be critical, will fix loophole in Internet Explorer 8 running in Windows 7, the latest Microsoft’s OS to be released on October 22.
Users can get the updates automatically, but it’s also available for download on Microsoft’s security website.
It can be noted that Microsoft regularly releases updates on the second tuesday of every month. This update system actually started since 2003.