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Microsoft rated 6 of 13 security updates as critical, Badlock bug fix rated important

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    For April 2016 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released 13 security bulletins with six being rated as critical for remote code execution flaws and the patch for Badlock being among those rated only as important.


    MS16-037 is the cumulative fix for Internet Explorer. While most of the vulnerabilities being patched have not been publicly disclosed, the DLL loading RCE bug has been.

    MS16-038 is the monthly cumulative security update for Microsoft’s Edge browser to stop attackers from achieving RCE when a user visits a specially crafted webpage via Edge. The patch modifies how Edge handles objects in memory as well as ensures cross-domain policies are properly enforced.

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