Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2010
Today is the 2nd Tuesday of April, which means it's patch-day! Today Microsoft released 11 patches, 5 rated as "critical", 5 rated as "important" and 1 rated as "moderate".
- MS10-019 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981210)
- MS10-020 - Vulnerabilities in SMB Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980232)
- MS10-025 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980858)
- MS10-026 - Vulnerability in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Could Allow Remote Code Execution (977816)
- MS10-027 - Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (979402)
- MS10-021 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (979683)
- MS10-022 - Vulnerability in VBScript Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981169)
- MS10-023 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981160)
- MS10-024 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange and Windows SMTP Service Could Allow Denial of Service (981832)
- MS10-028 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980094)
- MS10-029 - Vulnerabilities in Windows ISATAP Component Could Allow Spoofing (978338)
A more technical version of the Security Bulletin can be found at Microsoft TechNet and an end-user version is available at Microsoft's Security website.
See also the MSRC blog: April 2010 Security Bulletin Release. And Microsoft Security Research & Defense blog: Assessing the risk of the April Security Bulletins.
If you do not have automatic updating turned on, or to check whether you need the update, go to Microsoft Update. Microsoft Update is an online tool that will scan your computer and provide you a report about what updates your computer needs.