Microsoft has just released the security patches of the August 2008 Patch Day, a total of eleven updates for various Microsoft operating systems and products that are recommended updates. Six of the eleven updates are critical updates while the remaining five are classified as important.
The easiest way to obtain those updates would be to head over to Windows Updates and install them directly from there. This option is only valid if Internet Explorer is used to open the website.
Users who prefer to download the patches manually can head over to the Microsoft Download Center and download the patches from there for their operating system. The following is a list of the security updates that have been made available:
As you can see a wide variety of Microsoft software programs and operating systems is affected.
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