May Patches (Microsoft, Mozilla, & Adobe)

Patch tuesday this month was chock full of bulletins from Microsoft, Mozilla, and Adobe looking to fix critical holes in their software. 

 

Microsoft:

Ten bulletins from Microsoft reportely patch 33 different vulnerabilities all identified as either Critical or Important. Most notable is MS13-038 which patches holes in IE 8 that are already being reported as exploitable in the wild. For a detailed overview, see SANS <https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Microsoft+May+2013+Black+Tuesday+Overview/15791>

 

Mozilla:

Mozilla updated versions of Firefox (21.0) and Thunderbird (17.0.6) to close critical holes. Additional info can be found on the Mozilla release notes pages  
     Firefox:<http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/21.0/releasenotes/> 
     Thunderbird:<http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/17.0.6/releasenotes/>

 

Adobe:

Adobe has released new versions of Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player (and Air) as well as a hotfix for ColdFusion. A nice write-up to cover all can be found at The H Security page <http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Urgent-security-patches-for-C...