Patch Tuesday: Duqu vulnerability patched

December’s Patch Tuesday brought some good news and some not-so-good news: the vulnerability exploited by the Duqu Trojan was patched, but another another security issue involving encrypted communications in Internet Explorer is still waiting on a fix. This month saw thirteen security bulletins released on the 13th; we hope that doesn’t portend bad luck with the updates.

The missing update would have addressed the BEAST (Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS) software that was released in September to decrypt parts of an encrypted data stream. The update was reportedly delayed because of an incompatibility with SAP.

Read more here:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-57342479-245/microsoft-fixes-duqu-hole-but-not-beast-problem/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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