Tue, Dec 11 2012 13:02 Don

Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for December 11, 2012

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Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

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Bulletin Summary:


Critical (5)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-077
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2761465)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-078
Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2783534)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-079
Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2780642)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-080
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2784126)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-081
Vulnerability in Windows File Handling Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2758857)

Important (2)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-082
Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2770660)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-083
Vulnerability in IP-HTTPS Component Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2765809)

Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.

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