Out of the dozen patches, four of the security vulnerabilities are considered “critical” and should be patched immediately.
Microsoft has released patches for two critical security vulnerabilities that affect every supported version of Windows.
The software giant released the patches Tuesday as part of its monthly release of security updates.
All users running Windows Vista and later — including Windows 10 — are affected by two flaws, which could allow an attacker to install malware on an affected machine.
The patch, MS15-112 addresses a memory corruption flaw in Internet Explorer. If exploited, an attacker could gain access to an affected machine, gaining the same access rights as the logged-in user, such as installing programs, and deleting data.
Users must be tricked or convinced into clicking a link, such as from an email or instant message, which opens a website that contains code…
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