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Microsoft Announces Plans for December Patch Tuesday

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Microsoft has announced plans to release 14 patches to fix 20 vulnerabilities next week.

"Tuesday's monthly security update, to be released around 1 p.m. EST, will come with three 'critical' and 11 'important' bulletins to plug holes in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Publisher and Windows Media Player," writes SC Magazine's Dan Kaplan.

"Most of the vulnerabilities, if exploited, can lead to remote code execution," Kaplan writes.

Go to "Three 'critical' patches to be in Microsoft security update" to read the details.

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