December 12, 2006

Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

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December Bulletin Summary

Critical (3)

MS06-072 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (925454)
MS06-073 – Vulnerability in Visual Studio 2005 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925674)
MS06-078 – Vulnerability in Windows Media Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923689)

Important (4)

MS06-074 – Vulnerability in SNMP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (926247)
MS06-075 – Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (926255)
MS06-076 – Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (923694)
MS06-077 – Vulnerability in Remote Installation Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (926121)