August 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin release

It’s ‘patch Wednesday’ here down-under today: today Microsoft is releasing 14 security bulletins, addressing 34 vulnerabilities. Eight of those bulletins have a Critical severity rating, and we consider four of those to be high-priority deployments: MS10-052 This bulletin resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs. The vulnerability could allow remote code…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-046 released today (out of band)

This morning Microsoft released a critical Out Of Band security update. This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Windows Shell. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if the icon of a specially crafted shortcut is displayed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2010

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2010 Microsoft today released 11 bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows, Office, and Exchange products — addressing a total of 25 vulnerabilities. Microsoft is hosting a Webcast to address customer questions on these bulletins, tomorrow morning NZ time Thursday April 15, 2010, from 6:00-7:30AM.Register now for the April Security Bulletin Webcast….

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Notification of an out-of-band IE security bulletin

Microsoft is intending to release an out-of-band IE security bulletin tomorrow on March 31, 2010 (NZ time). The bulletin is being released to address attacks against customers of Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. Users of Internet Explorer 8 and Windows 7 are not vulnerable to these attacks. The vulnerability used in these attacks,…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2010

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2010 Microsoft released two bulletins today affecting Windows and Microsoft Office products — addressing a total of eight vulnerabilities. Both bulletins are rated "Important." Microsoft is hosting a webcast to address your questions on these bulletins tomorrow morning Thursday 11th March 2010, New Zealand time at 8AM. Register now…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-002 (978207) released today

Heads-up about this Critical out of band Internet Explorer security update released earlier this morning. This security update resolves seven privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The more severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts…

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