Microsoft's Advanced Notification Service (ANS), which for over a decade provided advanced warning about the patches and updates that the company would push out on its monthly Patch Tuesday, will no longer be available through blog posts and on the web page reserved for the final advisory.
A critical vulnerability affecting all versions of the official Git client and all related software that interacts with Git repositories has been found and patched, and developers are advised to update their software as soon as possible.
December’s advanced Patch Tuesday brings us seven advisories, three of which are listed as Critical.
Firefox 34 includes eight security updates, three of which are Critical, three High and two moderate.
The OpenVPN Project has issued a new version of its popular open source software of the same name and is urging users to implement it, as it solves a critical denial of service security vulnerability (CVE-2014-8104).
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