Patch/Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management

Microsoft looks into patch installation problem

Microsoft is investigating "an installation issue" stemming from one of the patches it released on Tuesday, said Jerry Bryant, senior security communications manager at Microsoft. Attempting to install the fix reportedly can result in users getting the so-called blue screen of death when they attempt to restart. The potentially broken patch reportedly is bulletin MS10-015, which repairs privilege-escalation vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel. — DK

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