January Patch Tuesday



Microsoft has issued two advisories related to patches coming out today. Both are remote code execution vulnerabilities, the first affects Outlook and Exchange server, the second is related to embedded Web fonts. The links above don’t yet seem active, but should go to the technet Security bulletins once Microsoft finishes publishing those.


Like I said, both are remote code execution vulnerabilities, so it’s time to get your Windows boxen updated for MS06-002 and MS06-003 ….

The Security Fix has more details.

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