November Patching News

Microsoft released an annual record number of patches this month, and you can read about them in my Patch Tuesday Roundup:
http://www.gfi.com/blog/november-2014-microsoft-patch-tuesday/

Adobe got in on the action, as well, patching 18 different vulnerabilities in Flash Player (but, thank goodness, all in one update):
http://www.gfi.com/blog/adobe-joins-the-patch-party-in-a-big-way/

A week later, reports of various problems with Microsoft’s patches were appearing all over the web forums:
http://www.gfi.com/blog/patch-tuesday-one-week-later-update-woes-and-out-of-band-patch-release/

Microsoft ended up re-issuing its SChannel patch, due to troubles that plagued Windows server computers after installation, due to new ciphers that were included in the update:
http://www.gfi.com/blog/fixing-the-fix-microsoft-reissues-schannel-patch/

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