Patches: Archive: October 2008 

Microsoft Rushes Out Urgent Windows Fix

Rare out-of-band fix affects all versions of Windows. Fix is available now.

Oracle Patches Three Dozen Vulnerabilities

Latest update tackles a slew of flaws -- though some critics claim the patches highlight problems with Oracle's approach.

Microsoft Rates Patched Flaws by Exploitability

Patch Tuesday addresses 20 vulnerabilities, while Microsoft for the first time reveals its take on how exploitable each may be.