The fact that the patch for the high-buzz IE vulnerability is being released "out-of-band" is an indication of Microsoft's concern -- both for the vulnerability and no doubt for the rising negative buzz chorus as well. Either way, it's up to you to get your browsers patched, the sooner the better.Microsoft's patch for the Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability is labeled critical, and the fact that the company is releasing the patch "out-of-band" (out of its regular "Patch Tuesday" cycle) reinforces the label.
Further reinforcement lies in the news that Microsoft's defensive measures in some versions of IE have been found vulnerable themselves.
That nature can give hackers remote execution access to compromised systems.
Getting the patch deployed to all of your systems -- and the systems of employees who work from home or on non-company equipment -- is in your hands.
Patch 'em up!