Microsoft issues massive security update for Windows, Office

  • Microsoft today released its largest security update in 18 months to patch 26 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer (IE), Windows Messenger and other software. "Today is a perfect storm of client-side issues," said Amol Sarwate, manger of Qualys Inc.'s vulnerabilities research lab. "Most or all of Microsoft's client-side applications are affected or patched."