On Thursday (Dec 4) Microsoft announced the forthcoming content for Patch Tuesday – Dec 8, 2014.

Number of Releases: 7

Critical Security Updates: 3 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Sharepoint Server, and Office Web Apps

Important Security Updates: 4 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, Exchange Server,


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Updates are typically released by Microsoft at 10am PDT (5pm UTC).

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