Microsoft has announced for October’s Patch Tuesday next Tuesday for an update as “critical” classified gap in its word processor Word. Affected are the versions 2003, 2007 and 2010 and the Word Viewer. A preliminary report , according to the same bug is also in SharePoint Server 2010 SP1, and Office Web Apps 2010 SP1.
Overall, the software giant plans to release seven patches to plug 20 holes. The light emanating from the other Microsoft vulnerabilities risk rated as “high”. This affects not only Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, 7 and Server 2008 R2 and Info Path 2007 and 2010, SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010, Groove Server 2010, FAST Search Server 2010, SharePoint Services 3.0, Lync 2010, Communicator 2007 R2 and SQL Server 2005, 2008 and 2012.
Microsoft also recalls the fact that it will provide an update that required for Windows Certificates RSA key length is increased to at least 1024 bits . Until now, Microsoft offers the update to be only on the download center and update catalog. From 9 October there will also be distributed via Windows Update.
As every month, Microsoft will also release a new version of “Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.” In addition, the company announced several non-security patches for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as well as an update for all versions of Windows, which updates the settings for summer time in some countries.