Tuesdays are the day when we patch the holey Microsoft products.
November marked a light Patch Tuesday with just four bulletins, only one of which tackles a critical flaw.
All four advisories relate to problems in Windows. None is related to the zero-day vulnerability related to Duqu, the highly sophisticated worm reckoned to be related to the infamous Stuxnet pathogen.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2011
Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes Critical Windows 7 Bug, Leaves Out Duqu Zero-Day
Microsoft Fixes Four Bugs for November Patch Tuesday
Microsoft offers simple patch Tuesday for election day
Microsoft fails to patch Duqu, but fixes critical hole in Windows TCP/IP stack
One critical bulletin, no Duqu patch, in November 2011 Patch Tuesday updates
A mild November Patch Tuesday from Microsoft
Light Patch Tuesday May Lead To Out-of-Band Patch
Microsoft fixes gaping hole in Windows TCP/IP stack
Microsoft patches critical Windows bug, but not Duqu flaw
Microsoft patches critical Windows 7 bug, downplays exploit threat
Microsoft Leaves Duqu Worm Exploit Unpatched
I find it more than interesting that Microsoft is unable or unwilling to patch for the Duqu Virus. Is it intentional?
/anyway, you know the drill, get on with it
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