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.
Oracle has released an out-of-band Java patch to fix the CVE-2013-1493 vulnerability that is currently being exploited in attacks in the wild.
Adobe is urging users to update their Flash Player for the third time this month, as once again the company is aware of vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks.
HTC America has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company failed to take reasonable steps to secure the software it developed for its smartphones and tablet computers, introducing security flaws that placed sensitive information about millions of consumers at risk.
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