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Patch Tuesday Roundup for May 2013

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Today is Patch Tuesday for May 2013. Microsoft released ten security bulletins addressing over thirty vulnerabilities. One critical bulletin addresses a recently discovered “zero-day” vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 and, if you are using that browser, should be installed as soon as possible. For more information, visit Microsoft’s Safety & Security Center.

Adobe released updates for Flash Player, Reader, Acrobat, and ColdFusion. For more information, see Adobe’s security bulletin and advisories┬ápage.

Mozilla released an update to the Firefox web browser. For more information, or to download the update, see the Firefox Notes page.

As always, ITS recommends that you keep your computers and other devices up to date with the latest security fixes in order to protect your machines and your data from malicious code and unauthorized access. For instructions on setting your computer to automatically check for updates, visit the ITS Security page.

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