Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2011 Release!


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What is the Purpose of this alert?

It’s that time again folks.  Another patch Tuesday is upon us or for those of us down under we call it patch Wednesday!

New Security Bulletins

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

 

Bulletin ID

Bulletin Title

Max Severity Rating

Vulnerability Impact

Restart Requirement

Affected Software

MS11-015

Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2510030)

Critical

Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Media Center TV Pack for Windows Vista.

MS11-016

Vulnerability in Microsoft Groove Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2494047)

Important

Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Groove 2007

MS11-017

Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2508062)

Important

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 here.

 

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 Centre. Information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is available here.

 

High Priority Non-Security Updates

High priority non-security updates Microsoft releases to be available on Microsoft Update (MU), Windows Update (WU), or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) will be detailed in the KB article found here.

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