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Patch Tuesday October 2010 Report

Patch TuesdayThis month's Patch Tuesday turned out to be another record as the largest batch of security patches yet seen. Microsoft released fixes for 49 security holes this month. The previous record was 34 set in October of last year and matched twice this year.

Microsoft is not alone with releasing patches recently. Oracle also patched 81 vulnerabilities this week in their quarterly update. Adobe also brought out patches for 23 vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. Even Apple released a patch for a file sharing issue in OS X.

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