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Old 9th Sep 2013, 10:59   #1
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Patch Tuesday brings critical IE, Windows, Office fixes

Hopefully no faulty ones, this time.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...s-patch-sept/1
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Old 9th Sep 2013, 21:32   #2
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...the third bulletin fixes a critical-rated remote code execution vulnerability in all Internet Explorer versions which, thanks to its heavy integration in the operating system itself, may even affect those who use an alternative browser.
I'm curious how an IE vulnerability could allow someone to do a remote code execution if IE is uninstalled/disabled?
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I'm curious how an IE vulnerability could allow someone to do a remote code execution if IE is uninstalled/disabled?
Because, unfortunately, you can't uninstall IE from Windows - not fully. Large portions of it remain embedded within the OS.
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Just hoping that it's mass demand for the update that's causing only one PC to be updated on the day, it's been patch Wednesday for a few months now.
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I've had the same set of three Office updates install themselves multiple times on different machines, so is Windows update screwed or have I been hacked and it's all the Zombies leeching off my connection that are updating at the same time?
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