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Microsoft's October Patch Tuesday has arrived with fixes for 71 new CVEs, two patch revisions to address bugs from previous months that just won't die, and three CVEs tied to OpenSSL flaws. That's in addition to eight Edge-Chromium CVEs dealt with earlier this month. Two of the fresh bugs are rated Critical, 68 are designated …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
    Coat

    "Microsoft Patch Tuesday bug harvest festival comes to town"

    Quick, pause Windows Update for at least 14 days !

    1. Alumoi Silver badge

      Re: "Microsoft Patch Tuesday bug harvest festival comes to town"

      Nope, until the next patch patches the current patch. Oh, wait!

      1. DavidYorkshire

        Re: "Microsoft Patch Tuesday bug harvest festival comes to town"

        Then you'll be waiting for the patch to fix the patch which broke the patch...

        1. Alumoi Silver badge

          Re: "Microsoft Patch Tuesday bug harvest festival comes to town"

          That's the idea. No more patches 'improving your experience' by disabling /hiding useful features.

  2. Lorribot Silver badge

    Still end to Print Nightmare

    No fix for broken printing caused by the broken patch for the broken Spooler service nightmare then. so i can't apply these patches or last months cumulative update or printing stops working so i now have print servers missing two months worth of patches.

  3. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "reported to Microsoft by the US National Security Agency"

    Does that mean they've finished using it and moved onto something else?

    1. Clausewitz 4.0
      Devil

      It (probably) mean they spotted the exploit being used by another high-risk belligerent party, and since it is not so much relevant (can only be used in the intranet-level), better to fix it than use it.

  4. FlamingDeath Silver badge

    "I Like Money" - Frito

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