Security professionals getting used to gearing up for security updates from Microsoft on the second Tuesday of the month weren't disappointed last week. Microsoft issued four security bulletins addressing more than 20 specific software security holes. The flaws affect virtually every major Windows operating system currently supported: Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows NT Server 4.0 (including the Terminal Server Edition), Windows 2000, XP, as well as Windows Server 2003. One of the critical bulletins, MS04-13, also affects versions of the company's desktop operating systems Windows 98, SE, and Windows Millennium Edition. (See story, Microsoft Releases Security Updates)
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