Microsoft Patch Tuesday for June, 34 vulnerabilities addressed

Microsoft has released a list of bulletins and patches for the upcoming Patch Tuesday. 10 security updates will be distributed next Tuesday, patching a record-tying 34 vulnerabilities.  The update will patch vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and SharePoint.

Out of the 10 bulletins, three were labeled as “Critical,” Microsoft's highest severity level, the other seven patches were labeled as “Important,” the next level down from Critical.  The patches will address remote code executions (RCE), elevation of privileges and tampering.

The patches will fix security holes in the following operating systems and software:

  • Windows 2000 SP4
  • Windows XP SP2 & SP3
  • Windows Vista SP2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Internet Explorer 6, 7 & 8
  • Microsoft Office 2003
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Microsoft Office 2008 Mac
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1

Check Microsoft's security bulletin website for more affected software.

The patches are expected to roll out on June 8 and will require a restart.

Thanks to Shayla for the news tip

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