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Microsoft's August patch party seems almost boring compared to the other security fires it's been putting out lately. Of the almost 90 flaws addressed today, two are listed as being under active exploitation. Redmond deemed six of the August CVE-tagged bugs as critical, though we note there are 26 vulnerabilities that can lead …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    German Exchange server problems

    Quite a few comments on the Exchange security update announcement from people with German language Exchange servers reporting that the upgrade breaks the server:

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: German Exchange server problems

      The perfect argument to switch?

      Not that that will be easy, but at least you have something to investigate while you wait for Microsoft to figure out where they screwed up this time.

      Oh, and again: record the duration of the outage so you can add the cost of lost man hours to your next budget.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: German Exchange server problems

        Switch from German to English?

        1. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

          Re: Switch from German to English?

          Arguably switching from English to German will be much more effective in improving security of Exchange Servers everywhere.

          1. Kev99 Silver badge

            Re: Switch from German to English?

            Switching over from anything by mictosoft would probably improve security.

  2. Mike 137 Silver badge

    Interesting position

    I was alerted to this by CISA, providing a link to the M$ information []. Following that link (supposedly to a list of vulnerabilities) I find that it leads to a JavaScript app. With scripting disabled, zero information is available. Considering that running unknown code is inherently dangerous, this seems odd in the given context. However I suppose it's no more strange than that the UK National Cyber Security Centre web site does exactly the same. There, you can't even see the emergency contact information for those under attack unless you enable scripting. Have we (or at least our web devs) possibly got something wrong?

  3. Kev99 Silver badge

    Really makes one wonder is ANY software developer bothers to review past CVEs as well as possible flaws, breaks, conflicts or what have you before unleashing their software. So many of the CVEs seem to relate to such and such process pointing to core processes when there's really no need.

  4. ecofeco Silver badge

    How did I forget this?!

    Linux vs MS: weekly security updates vs once in a while.

    But yeah, MS superior. LOL!

    How did we all forget this?

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