In terms of volume, the March Patch Tuesday is about average, with seven bulletins -- four rated “critical” and three rated “important.” In technical terms though we are seeing some interesting vulnerabilities that definitely rate higher-than-average.
It is the beginning of March and Microsoft just published the Advance Notice for this month's Patch Tuesday.
The second Patch Tuesday of 2013 has a much higher volume than usual.
The February 2013 Microsoft Patch Tuesday bulletin was released with 12 advisories and is bigger than average, which means security and IT teams will be busier than average.
Last year Microsoft's Patch Tuesdays featured a total of 83 bulletins, which is a decline from previous years.
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