REDMOND, WA – Microsoft Corp. issued a record setting update for its Windows operating system Tuesday, fixing 49 security holes.
Six of the updates are rated “critical.”
According to Microsoft, the first update that should be installed is MS10-071, fixing a hole in IE 6, 7, and 8 that could allow an attacker to take control of a computer if a user browses to a malicious Web page.
Third, is MS10-077, which affects the same operating system versions as MS10-076.
CNET provides a look at the record setting patches here: Windows record setting patches
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