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Patch Tuesday November 2010 Report

Patch TuesdayNovember 2010. And so another Patch Tuesday passes us by. This month's edition brought with it patches for 11 vulnerabilities. The one of biggest concern is for Outlook 2007 and 2010.

An RTF (Rich Text Format) email that contains malicious code can be executed simply by viewing the email in the Preview Pane in Outlook 2007 or 2010. Nothing else needs to be done for this vulnerability to be exploited. It is recommended that the patch for this be applied as soon as possible.

Other patches include one for a DLL load hijacking attack on Outlook 2007 and 2010 and one for a couple of vulnerabilities in PowerPoint XP and 2003.

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