Microsoft announced on Thursday its bulletins for March 2011′s Patch Tuesday.
The software giant is planning to release just three bulletins, one of them rated Critical and two rated Important, to address issues in Windows and Office. The company says it will fix a total of four vulnerabilities across its most popular products.Microsoft refused to offer further details on the patches but the critical bulletin will fix a flaw in Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The second bulletin, rated important, will fix a flaw in all supported versions of Windows, including Microsoft’s Server products. The third bulletin affects Microsoft’s Groove 2007 SP2 product. All three bulletins are marked as Remote Code Execution exploits.
March’s bulletin is a quiet affair compared to February’s. Microsoft issued a total of 12 bulletins in February, three of them rated Critical and nine rated Important, to address issues in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Visual Studio and IIS.
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday will commence on March 8 at 10AM PST.