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October 2015 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases 3 critical and 3 important patches

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    For October 2015 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released only six security bulletins with three being rated as critical.

    3 rated Critical

    The three bulletins rated critical deal with remote code execution.

    MS15-106 is a cumulative fix for Internet Explorer, patching multiple memory corruption, scripting engine memory corruption, elevation of privilege, and information disclosure vulnerabilities as well as a security feature bypass involving VBScript and Jscript ASLR, and a scripting engine information disclosure bug. The most severe flaws could allow for remote code execution if an attacker tricks a user into visiting a maliciously crafted site. If successfully exploited, an attacker could gain the same user rights as the current user.

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