MS08-067 Update: November 25

 Hi, this is Bill Sisk A while back we discussed the fact that we’re likely to see new pieces of malware over the coming weeks that exploit the vulnerability resolved in MS08-067.   Recently we’ve received a string of reports from customers that have yet to apply the update and are infected by malware. These…

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Security Bulletin Webcast Questions and Answers – November 2008

Hi,   During this month’s webcast we were able to address 12 questions in the time allotted. The questions were spread fairly evenly across both bulletins. We also fielded questions regarding the Exploitability Index and the MS08-067 form the October Out-of-Band Release.   Here is the link to the full Q&A so you can see…

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Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A – November, 2008

 Register now for the December 2008 Security Bulletin Webcast Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A Index   Hosts:                         Christopher Budd, Security Response Communications Lead                                      Adrian Stone, Lead Security Program Manager (MSRC) Website:             TechNet/security Chat Topic:         November 2008 Security BulletinDate:                   Wednesday, November 11, 2008     Q: Along with the expected updates, my Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)…

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MS08-068 and SMBRelay

Hi, this is Christopher Budd. We’ve received some questions from customers about MS08-068 and its relationship to an issue that was first discussed in 2001, called the SMBRelay attack. Specifically, we’ve gotten some questions about why, in 2008, we’re releasing an update that addresses an issue first discussed in 2001. Since I was in the…

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November 2008 Bulletin Release

Hi! This is Tami Gallupe, MSRC Release Manager and I just wanted to give you an update on the two bulletins we released today: •                 MS08-068: Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957097). This has a severity rating of Important.  •                 MS08-069: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution…

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November 2008 Advanced Notification

Hello, Bill here. I wanted to let you know that we just posted our Advance Notification for next week’s bulletin release which will occur on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 around 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. It is important to remember that while the information posted below is intended to help with your planning, because it…

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Latest on MS08-067

Hi, this is Christopher Budd. We’ve been getting some questions from customers this week asking if we’ve seen any changes in the threat environment around MS08-067. We do have some information that we can share so I wanted to pass that along. Most importantly, we continue to see strong deployments of MS08-067. We’re glad that…

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