Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2011
Yesterday Microsoft released 12 security bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and IIS (Internet Information Services). Three bulletins are rated as “critical” and 9 others are rated as “important”.
- MS11-003 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2482017)
- MS11-006 - Vulnerability in Windows Shell Graphics Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2483185)
- MS11-007 - Vulnerability in the OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2485376)
- MS11-004 - Vulnerability in Internet Information Services (IIS) FTP Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489256)
- MS11-005 - Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service (2478953)
- MS11-008 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2451879)
- MS11-009 - Vulnerability in JScript and VBScript Scripting Engines Could Allow Information Disclosure (2475792)
- MS11-010 - Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2476687)
- MS11-011 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2393802)
- MS11-012 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2479628)
- MS11-013 - Vulnerabilities in Kerberos Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2496930)
- MS11-014 - Vulnerability in Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (2478960)
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: February 2011 Security Bulletin Release
More information is available at the website of Microsoft Security Response Center.
Don’t forget, if you need anti-virus/antimalware software you can always download Microsoft Security Essentials. It’s a very good program and the best part is it is FREE!!
Be safe and update your computer with the latest patches and updates. From a very nice Starbucks in Lakewood, in a beautiful sunny state of Washington… have a wonderful day!!