Is it already mid-August, and are we unequivocally adult to a eighth Patch Tuesday of 2013? It’s time to start formulation Halloween costumes and meditative about holiday shopping. Yikes!
For a Aug Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has expelled eight new confidence bulletins. That’s not a light month by any stretch, though deliberation there have been many months with scarcely double that amount, it’s not too bad. More importantly, usually 3 of them are rated as Critical, and nothing of them are being actively exploited in a wild. Security experts seem to unanimously determine that a tip priorities this month are Internet Explorer (MS13-059) and Microsoft Exchange Server (MS13-061).
“MS13-059 addresses 11 secretly disclosed vulnerabilities, including mixed memory corruptions, an information disclosure, and a payoff betterment vulnerability,” says Marc Maiffret, CTO of BeyondTrust, about a Internet Explorer patch. ”This month is no opposite from new months where we have seen many memory corruptions addressed in Internet Explorer.”
Tyler Reguly, technical manager of confidence investigate and growth for Tripwire, focused MS13-059 as well: “As usual, Internet Explorer is a initial patch everybody should install.”
Reguly praises Microsoft