January Patch Tuesday is all about WINDOWS

Microsoft’s first Patch Tuesday for 2015 contains eight security bulletins where ONE is rated as CRITICAL and rest are rated as IMPORTANT. The critical bulletin MS15-002 addresses a security flaw in the Windows Telnet Service that allows attacker to make unauthorized changes to a device. Although Telnet service is disabled by default, but it still poses a high risk to vulnerable systems. Other important rated bulletins address issues related to privileges escalation, security bypass of built-in features and DoS attacks. Microsoft also patched a vulnerability that is disclosed by google in the first week of January. Google is criticized by security experts the way it releases the vulnerability without having a security patch at the moment. <more>

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