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Unlatched vs Unpatched - What's the difference?

unlatched | unpatched |

As adjectives the difference between unlatched and unpatched

is that unlatched is of a gate, etc, not latched, or that has been unlatched while unpatched is not fitted with patches.

As a verb unlatched

is (unlatch).




  • Of a gate, etc, not latched, or that has been unlatched.
  • Verb

  • (unlatch)
  • unpatched



  • Not fitted with patches.
  • ragged, unpatched jeans
  • (computing) For which a patch is not yet available.
  • * 2007 , Harris et al'', ''Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook
  • Microsoft is actually pretty good about warning users about active attacks abusing unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.
  • (computing) Not patched; to which a patch has not been applied.
  • * 2003 , Derek Vadala, Managing RAID on Linux
  • When working with kernel patches, it's a good idea to apply them to a clean, unpatched kernel.