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Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle offer fixes in big Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed 25 holes on Tuesday, including critical ones for Windows that could be triggered by browsing to a malicious Web page, while Adobe plugged 15 holes in Reader and Acrobat and launched its new updater service.