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Critical out-of-band patch for Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft is cooking a security refresh for Internet Explorer 8, and earlier supported versions of the browser, that will be released on July 28.
According to the Redmond company, the IE update will be accompanied by a security bulletin for Visual Studio.
The software giant underlined that, although two separate security bulletins were scheduled for release come July 28, both updates were designed to resolve a single, overall security problem. The move comes as a necessity to ensure that customers benefit from the broadest protections possible explained the director of MSRC. “While we can’t go into specifics about the issue prior to release, we can say that the Visual Studio bulletin will address an issue that can affect certain types of
The Internet Explorer bulletin will provide defense-in-depth changes to Internet Explorer to help provide additional protections for the issues addressed by the Visual Studio bulletin. The Internet Explorer update will also address vulnerabilities rated as Critical that are unrelated to the Visual Studio bulletin that were privately and responsibly reported,” the director noted. The patches coming July 28 are what Microsoft refers to as out-of-band security updates.
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