Microsoft Issues First Set of Patches for Windows 7 [Patch]


The massive ever Oct 13 security updates released by Microsoft actually includes 5 marked critical or important in Windows 7 category.

They were the first set of patches for Windows 7’s final build, which has been running on a lot of machines since it was released in August. Even though the number of patches was significantly less than all previous versions, it’s still worth noting them.

MS09-054 – Cumulative Security Update for IE8 (974455)

MS09-055 – Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (973525)

MS09-061 – Vulnerabilities in the Microsoft .NET Common Language Runtime Could Allow Remote Code Execution (974378)

MS09-056 – Vulnerabilities in Windows CryptoAPI Could Allow Spoofing (974571)

MS09-059 – Vulnerability in Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Could Allow Denial of Service (975467)

And here is the matrix table in Windows 7 category, click to view larger image.

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So if you are on RTM edition, make sure you update your 7 to keep your computer system up-to-date.

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2009


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