VMware's Jason Miller wants to also make sure you don't forget that Microsoft is not the only game in town. "Adobe released two new security bulletins today affecting two Adobe products. Security bulletin APSB12-02 affects Adobe Shockwave and fixes nine vulnerabilities. Adobe Security bulletin APSB12-04 affects Adobe RoboHelp for Word and fixes one vulnerability."
Microsoft, all of the security researchers and vendors represented here, and I all recommend that you apply all appropriate patches as soon as possible. Consumers and small businesses should just rely on Automatic Updates in Windows to apply the patches while they sleep, but larger organizations need to determine which updates represent the greatest risk, and prioritize resources to apply the updates as quickly as possible.
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