Microsoft is deploying a larger bunch of bug fixes this month than usual.
Next week's Patch Tuesday will address 57 different security vulnerabilities through 12 separate updates.
The bugs stretch across a range of programs, including Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft's .Net Framework.
Five of the 12 patches are rated critical, so they're designed to patch holes that could allow someone to execute malicious code on an unprotected PC. Two of the critical patches are aimed at all versions of Internet Explorer from 6 through 10. That means all current versions of Windows … Read more