NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, October 9, 2009

Patch... Tuesday the 13th Posted by Response @ 03:10 GMT

Thirteen security flaws will be unveiled and patched on October 13th.

  •  10 involve Remote Code Execution (8 of them rated Critical).
  •  1 involves an Elevation of Privilege.
  •  1 involves Denial of Service.
  •  and 1 involves spoofing.

The affected software for the Remote Code Execution flaws include Windows 2K to Windows Vista, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office Suite. More details are available from http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-oct.mspx.

It's not exactly Friday the 13th-style mayhem, but there's going to be some patching madness coming up.

Response post by — Christine