Microsoft leaves patches surprise

PatchMicrosoft announced lately that it will release five critical updates for windows, but at this time Microsoft did not provide the technical details regarding the patch list like the previous one.

However Andrew Storms nCircle’s Director of Security Operations, made a statement about the possible upgrade kit composition, In particular the expert suggested that we will see update for the Active Template Library (ATL) the vulnerability which has been disclosed publically in July while there is four to five updates concerning Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

According to Storm the Tuesday patches will not include the IIS Web server vulnerability while Microsoft promised that it would patch IIS at some point.

Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, so we are still looking for the surprise.

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