Microsoft Patch Tuesday for October ’14

In October’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has rolled out eight security bulletins covering 24 security vulnerabilities across Windows, .Net Framework and Internet Explorer (IE). The update also cover a bug which reportedly targets NATO machines. The advisory contains three security bulletins declared as CRITICAL i.e., MS14-056 addresses Internet Explorer, MS14-057 addresses .NET Framework and MS14-058 addresses Microsoft Windows kernel mode driver. According to cyber security researcher from FireEye, two 0-day vulnerabilities targeting Windows Machines used by some major corporations are being exploited by cyber criminals. One of the patches addresses Sandworm cyberattack that allows remote code execution on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012. Other five remaining updates are rated as IMPORTANT covering issues in ASP.NET MVC, Windows OLE and Microsoft office applications. <more>

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