Microsoft Issues Updates for Multiple Product Vulnerabilities

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2012 describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Microsoft has released updates to address the vulnerabilities.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your files or system.

Systems affected include:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Server Software

Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any potentially adverse effects.

In addition, administrators should consider using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). Home users are encouraged to enable automatic updates.

References:

Source:  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-045A.html

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