Microsoft patches 23 security flaws

Redmond (WA) – On Tuesday, Microsoft issued eight security updates which are promised to fix 23 security vulnerabilities, six of which were targeted by exploit code, in its Windows Operating Systems and other Microsoft Software.

The patch covers security updates for Wordpad and Office converters, corrects a denial of service threat in Forefront, delivers a cumulative security patch for Internet Explorer and several updates for Windows.

Users can download the patches via Windows update or Automatic update. A complete list of the vulnerabilities can be found on Microsoft’s website.