Last year Microsoft's Patch Tuesdays featured a total of 83 bulletins, which is a decline from previous years.
The Java zero-day that has recently been spotted being exploited in the wild has turned into big, big news as a number of popular exploit kits have been fitted with the exploit for it and there's still no news from Oracle on when we could expect a fix.
A new Java zero-day being exploited in the wild has been found.
Microsoft has announced on Friday that this month's Patch Tuesday will include seven advisories, but unfortunately there will be no patch for the recently detected IE zero-day used in targeted watering hole attacks.
News that an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability was being and has been for quite some time been used in a new "watering hole" attack has livened the otherwise uneventful last week of 2012.
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