Some of the five security updates also address vulnerabilities within Webkit and CoreGraphics.
Included within iTunes 8, the security patches are specific to Windows 2000, XP, and Vista users.
The company has begun distributing an upgrade to its Chrome browser to fix security issues, but isn't saying yet which ones. Chrome updates itself; users get no choice.
Microsoft says it wants credit when it reports security flaws to third-party vendors.
Redmond readies new programs to help customers prioritize patches and to let vendors update their affected software before exploits can be written.
As the world moves online, so do security exploits. Here's a list of the most vulnerable products and vendors out there.
Don't use Web site names to test whether you can trust Web site names. Use the actual IP address instead.
Researcher cites "trusted" malicious links within Mail could open phishing sites in Safari.
Researcher notes similarity (and differences) between a recent DNS patch announcement and 2002's SNMPv1 flaw.