Last week, I wrote on the arrival of Microsoft’s security bulletin MS14-066, containing a security update addressing several vulnerabilities in the Secure Channel. Yesterday, Microsoft issued an updated version of the update.
Today, Microsoft has released a security update that resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) security package in Windows, which provides security protocol support for applications. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends specially crafted packets to a Windows server.
Small Novell networks often have a Microsoft Windows server somewhere. This might seem odd, but it actually makes sense when you look at the way businesses tend to cave under the pressure of keeping their networks updated. Most of the times this is why a Windows Server gets introduced and most of the time it's the first of … Continue reading "Patch management, a differentiator for small businesses?"
As some of you might already have read Microsoft will stop delivering updates to SUS servers on wednesday December 6, 2006 This effectively gives it's administrators exactly six days to get their act together for patch tuesday on December 12, 2006.