Microsoft plans 20 patches next week, will fix Duqu and BEAST bugs | IT Security |

Among the 20 patches announced by Microsoft today will likely be ones to plug the hole used by the Duqu intelligence-gathering Trojan, and to fix the SSL (secure socket layer) 3.0 and TLS (transport layer security) 1.0 bug popularized three months ago by the BEAST, for "Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS," hacking tool, security experts said.