Microsoft Fixes 11 Bugs in 2007 Patch Tuesday Finale

by admin December 12, 2007 at 5:25 pm

f the seven security bulletins that Microsoft issued in December’s Patch Tuesday, the final Patch Tuesday of 2007, five of the bulletins apply to Windows Vista. “It appears the Vista users are still in the same boat with Microsoft and that Vista will need just as many security patches as previous operating systems,” said security expert Andrew Storms.

Microsoft on Tuesday issued its December security update. After a light Patch Tuesday in November, security administrators have their hands full this month. The 2007 finale addressed 11 vulnerabilities altogether in seven patches.

Specifically, the release contains three “critical” and four “important” updates, including two that patched “zero day” vulnerabilities, one involving Internet Explorer and the other involving Macrovision. Critical patches also fixed vulnerabilities in DirectX and Windows Media.

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