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A Patch Pittance

Predicting the number of patches each Patch Tuesday is like guessing what dumb thing Charlie Sheen will say or do next -- it's impossible.

Last month was a whopper. Thankfully, this month came in at a paltry three patches. And only one was deemed "critical." The other two are merely "important."

As usual, the fixes address remote code execution (RCE).

One analyst believes the release of service packs for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 fixed many flaws -- one reason this patch cycle is so light.

Posted by Doug Barney on 03/04/2011 at 6:30 AM


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