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Patch Tuesday Preview for March 2014

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 March 2014 Security Update. 

Bulletin IDMaximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability ImpactRestart RequirementAffected Software
Bulletin 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Requires restartMicrosoft Windows, 
Internet Explorer
Bulletin 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
May require restartMicrosoft Windows
Bulletin 3Important 
Elevation of Privilege
Requires restartMicrosoft Windows
Bulletin 4Important 
Security Feature Bypass
Requires restartMicrosoft Windows
Bulletin 5Important 
Security Feature Bypass
Does not require restartMicrosoft Silverlight

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