From Microsoft to Windows Users: A Dozen Long-Stemmed Security Updates
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Happy V Day to Windows users everywhere from Microsoft!

However, despite the timing, the V doesn’t stand for “Valentines” as Microsoft introduces this bouquet of a dozen long-stemmed beauties to tackle thorny issues.


Yes, that’s right! Twelve new security updates in one day, just for you!

Happy Vulnerabilities Day!

With so many updates, Aunty is just going to give you highlights, and leave you to pick and prune as you see fit. So here, with out further ado, is the list of updates:

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1. Vulnerability in Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Office, Project, and Visio

2. Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows Media Player, Windows Messenger, and MSN Messenger

3. Vulnerability in the License Logging Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

 

(Notice a “Could Allow Remote Code Execution” theme here?)

4. Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

5. Vulnerability in OLE and COM Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

6. Vulnerability in the DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

(Aunty loves the name of this next one.)

7. Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer. Affected software: Need you ask?

8. Vulnerability in Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

The above eight vulnerabilities were designated by Microsoft as “critical”. The following four are considered to be either “important” or “moderate”.

9. Vulnerability in ASP.Net May Lead to Authentication Bypass. Affected software: .NET Developer Tools and Platform

10. Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Information Disclosure. Affected software: Windows

11. Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution. Affected software: Windows

12. Vulnerability in Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Team Services Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting and Spoofing Attacks. Affected software: Windows and Office

And that’s it! Happy Vulnerabilities Day!

For the full information on any one or all of these security updates, or to download the updates, go to:
[Page no longer available – we have linked to the archive.org version instead]

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