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  • October’s updates look promising; however …

    Posted on October 14th, 2019 at 01:10 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    PATCH WATCH

    By Susan Bradley

    First, a mea culpa: I said I was comfortable with installing the out-of-band Internet Explorer update released October 3. I have to take that back.

    The update was designed to block the new IE vulnerability CVE-2019-1367. The October 3 release was the third time Microsoft sent out essentially the same fix, but it’s the only one I’ve called a true out-of-band update. Unlike the two previous attempts, Microsoft pushed this patch out to everyone via the usual channels: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Windows Update.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.37.0 (2019-10-14).