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Security Protection - Harry Waldron (CS)

Security Best Practices, Breaking News, & Updates

Microsoft Security out-of-band release - Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8

A special out-of-band update that ISC rates as "PATCH NOW" has been released. Encourage all users to stay on latest version of Internet Explorer for best levels of security protection

https://isc.sans.edu/diary/January+2013+Microsoft+Out+of+Cycle+Patch/14941

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-jan

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2799329

QUOTE: Today, we are providing Advance Notification to customers that at approximately 10 a.m. PST on Monday, January 14, 2013, we will release an out-of-band security update to fully address the issue described in Security Advisory 2794220. While we have still seen only a limited number of customers affected by the issue, the potential exists that more customers could be affected in the future. The bulletin has a severity rating of Critical, and it addresses CVE-2012-4792. Internet Explorer 9-10 are not affected by this issue and as always, we encourage customers to upgrade to the latest browser version.