Microsoft Security Bulletin: January 2011 Release


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This is the first security bulletin of the new year it’s relatively quite one with only a couple of updates to worry about. 

This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on January 11, 2011. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities.

New Security Bulletins

Microsoft is releasing the following two new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities:

 

Bulletin ID

Bulletin Title

Max Severity Rating

Vulnerability Impact

Restart Requirement

Affected Software

MS11-001

Vulnerability in Windows Backup Manager Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2478935)

Important

Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Windows Vista

MS11-002

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Data Access Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2451910)

Critical

Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

 

Summaries for new bulletin(s) may be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS11-jan.mspx.

 

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

Microsoft is releasing an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update (WU), and the Download Center. Information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is available at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=890830

Jeffa


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