Not to be confused with Lucky Patcher.
|Most of this page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Patch (computing. The page may have contained some inaccurate or outdated information, so please rewrite some parts to avoid plagiarism.|
The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Malware Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Common Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License.
Remove this template when most of the Wikipedia content has been removed or the Wikipedia information is outnumbered by non-Wikipedia information.
A patch is a small piece of software designed to fix problems or vulnerabilities with or update a computer program or its supporting data. This includes fixing bugs, replacing graphics and improving the usability or performance. Though meant to fix problems, poorly designed patches can sometimes introduce new problems.
Patch management is the process of using a strategy and plan of what patches should be applied to which systems at a specified time.