Microsoft on Tuesday issued five critical Windows-related updates as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday release.
While the issues affect different versions of Windows differently, Microsoft said none of the issues apply to the final version of Windows 7, which Microsoft wrapped up in July.
The five bulletins address eight vulnerabilities. According to Symantec Security Response research manager Ben Greenbaum, the two vulnerabilities most likely to be used by attackers involve the way Windows handles ASF and MP3 media files. "We've seen similar exploits in the past and all a user would have to do is visit a … Read more