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Microsoft To Release 12 Patches Tuesday

Microsoft will be releasing 12 patches for Windows and Office this coming Tuesday as part of its monthly 'Patch Tuesday' cycle.

Microsoft will be releasing 12 patches for Windows and Office this coming Tuesday as part of its monthly 'Patch Tuesday' cycle.

According to an advance notice released yesterday, 10 of the patches will related to Windows and two will be for Office. At least one in each group will be rated 'critical' -- the company's highest rating for vulnerabilities.

As per its usual practice, the company did not release any further details about the flaws or patches -- more information should be available when the patches are released next week.

Microsoft said that on Tuesday it will also release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software removal tool.

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Becky Nagel is the executive editor of the 1105 Redmond Media Group's Web sites, including Redmondmag.com, RCPmag.com, RedDevNews.com and VisualStudioMagazine.com, among others.

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