Patch Tuesday of February has 12 updates and fixes 57 flaws

Microsoft will deploy its traditional security update monthly. For its Patch Tuesday, the company proposes to address 57 vulnerabilities via the deployment of 12 security patches.

Two updates on Windows (including XP, Vista) are considered critical and will require a system restart, the other two also relate to Internet Explorer (versions 6 to 10). Finally, one critical bulletin will support Microsoft Server Software version 2007 and 2010.

7 other updates are considered important and will not require from user to reboot the system. The overall package have fixed the vulnerabilities encountered. NET framework, Office and Windows, Microsoft said in a note dedicated to this Patch Tuesday of February.