A patch is a software module that fixes a vulnerability or a malfunction in a "mother" program or operating system. The English word Patch translates as "patch" in the broadest sense of the word. But in Russian it is used only in relation to programs.
When experts or hackers discover a vulnerability in the program, it is the duty of every self-respecting developer to quickly release the patch and tell all users of the program to install it, that is, to "patch" the program in Russian.
The patch is in the lists: Computers , Slang
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