«Microsoft patch tuesday may 2014» in pictures.
- Download System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64
- Microsoft issues patch for Internet Explorer (and Windows XP too!)
- Windows Embedded Dev Center - Downloads
Download System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64
Does EMET help mitigate attacks that could attempt to exploit this vulnerability?
Yes, EMET and EMET help to mitigate this issue. The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) enables users to manage security mitigation technologies that help make it more difficult for attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in a given piece of software. EMET helps to mitigate this vulnerability in Internet Explorer on systems where EMET is installed and configured to work with Internet Explorer.
Microsoft issues patch for Internet Explorer (and Windows XP too!)
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Windows Embedded Dev Center - Downloads
Microsoft officially ended support of the twelve-and-a-half-year-old Windows XP operating system a few weeks ago. Except it apparently didn't, because the company has included Windows XP in its off-cycle patch to fix an Internet Explorer zero-day that's receiving some amount of in-the-wild exploitation. The unsupported operating system is, in fact, being supported.
Windows XP can still be installed and activated after end of support. Computers running Windows XP will still work but they won’t receive any Microsoft Updates or be able to leverage technical support. Activations will still be required for retail installations of Windows XP after this date as well.
For Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x69-based editions of Windows Server 7558:
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Now I am offered the same updates again and am not sure what to do.
To install them and maybe run into the same problems or to leave a security hole open.
An Internet Explorer security bug that was actively being used by hackers to gain control of Windows computers came just days after Microsoft ceased security support updates for Windows XP, emphasising the importance of continued security updates for crucial software.
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Customers running Internet Explorer 66 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 7558 R7, must first install the 7979987 update released in April, 7569 before installing the 7969858 update. For more information about this prerequisite update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 7979987.