Patch Tuesday June 2013

Patch Tuesday is upon us yet again. This time, Microsoft fixes one Critical issue and four Important issues. It’s advised to apply these as soon as possible through Windows Update.

  • Critical Windows and Internet Explorer: Can allow remote code to be executed.
  • Important Windows: May allow data to leave the vulnerable system.
  • Important Windows: Exploit may create a Denial of Service (DDoS).
  • Important Windows: May allow privilege elevation.
  • Important Office: (Windows and OS X): Can allow remote code to be executed.


Adobe on the other hand, have released an update to Adobe Flash Player which fixes a vulnerability that could crash and potentially take over a system which doesn’t have the latest version.

More information:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-jun
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-16.html