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Microsoft's February Patch Load

Patch Tuesday is an important calendar item for Akamai customers, given how dominant Windows machines are in many companies. What follows is a preview of Microsoft's February 2014 Security Update. 

Bulletin IDMaximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability ImpactRestart RequirementAffected Software
Bulletin 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
May require restartMicrosoft Windows
Bulletin 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
May require restartMicrosoft Security Software
Bulletin 3Important 
Elevation of Privilege
May require restartMicrosoft Windows, 
Microsoft .NET Framework
Bulletin 4Important 
Information Disclosure
May require restartMicrosoft Windows
Bulletin 5Important 
Denial of Service
Requires restartMicrosoft Windows

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