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Title: 12 critical vulnerabilities fixed in latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday
Description: Microsoft released its monthly security update today, disclosing vulnerabilities across many of its products and releasing corresponding updates. This month's Patch Tuesday covers 98 vulnerabilities, 12 of which are considered critical and 84 that are considered important. There are also two bugs that were not assigned a severity. This month's patches include updates to the Windows kernel, the Windows scripting engine and Remote Desktop Protocol, among other software and features. Microsoft also provided a critical advisory covering updates to Adobe Flash Player.
Snort SIDs: 48701, 48702, 53050 - 53056, 53061, 53072, 53073, 53079 - 53089
Title: Adobe release updates for Reader, Flash Player and more
Description: Adobe disclosed 42 new vulnerabilities this week as part of its monthly security update, 35 of which are considered critical. These updates include Acrobat Reader, Flash Player and other Adobe products. Most notable are two bugs in Flash Player and Adobe Framemaker that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the victim machine.
Snort SIDs: 52331, 52332