Microsoft Details February 2015 Security Updates For Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft today detailed the February 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer. Microsoft also announced that in the April 14, 2015 Internet Explorer update, Microsoft will disable SSL 3.0 by default in Internet Explorer 11.

  • Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-009: This critical security update resolves one publicly reported and 40 privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-009.
  • Security Update for Flash Player (3021953): This security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on supported editions of Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is also available. The details of the vulnerabilities are documented in Adobe security bulletin APSB15-04. This update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash binaries contained within Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11. For more information, see the Microsoft Security Advisory 2755801.
  • Disabling SSL 3.0 fallback and disabling SSL 3.0: As communicated in our December 2014 security updates blog, today we’re releasing an update that prevents insecure fallback to SSL 3.0 in Internet Explorer 11 for Protected Mode sites. This setting is turned on by default. For more information, please see KB3038778.

Source: IE Blog