Microsoft Security Bulletin: Out of Band for March 2010


Today we are releasing a new security bulletin ( out of band) for a newly discovered vulnerability in Internet Explorer.  Full details of this bulletin can be found below.

Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Maximum Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software
MS10-018 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical Remote Code Execution Requires Restart All supported versions of Internet Explorer on supported versions of Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.*
* Where indicated in the Affected Software table on the bulletin Web page, the vulnerabilities addressed by this update do not affect supported editions of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, when installed using the Server Core installation option. Affected software listed above is an abstract. Please see the bulletin at the link in the left column for complete details.

For more details of this vulnerability make sure you check out the following blogs.

Microsoft Security Response Centre
Microsoft Security Research and Defence
Microsoft Malware Protection Centre
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle


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