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July 2016 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases 11 security updates, 6 rated critical

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    For July, Microsoft released 11 security bulletins, six of which were rated critical due to remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities.

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    MS16-084 is the cumulative patch for IE, fixing a plethora of RCE problems that an attacker could exploit if a victim viewed a maliciously crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. The security update also addresses spoofing vulnerabilities, security feature bypass and information disclosure flaws.

    MS16-085 is the monthly cumulative security update for Microsoft’s Edge browser. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow RCE. The patch also resolves security feature bypass issues, information disclosure problems and many memory corruption flaws.

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