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.
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 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
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...