Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2012

Yesterday, Microsoft released 9 security bulletins. Four of them are rated as “critical” and five rated as “important”.

Critical:

  • MS12-008 – Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2660465)
  • MS12-010 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2647516)
  • MS12-013 – Vulnerability in C Run-Time Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2654428)
  • MS12-016 – Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework and Microsoft Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2651026)

Important:

  • MS12-009 – Vulnerabilities in Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2645640)
  • MS12-011 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2663841)
  • MS12-012 – Vulnerability in Color Control Panel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2643719)
  • MS12-014 – Vulnerability in Indeo Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2661637)
  • MS12-015 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2663510)

A more technical version of the Security Bulletin can be found at Microsoft TechNet and an end-user version is available at Microsoft’s Safety & Security Center website.

Also, check for updates at Microsoft Update.

See also the MSRC blog: MSRC looks back at ten years, and the February 2012 bulletins.

More information is available at the website of Microsoft Security Response Center.

After some travelling in the last few months I’m back again in Seattle and at my favorite Starbucks store. The mocha’s are great here!

Have a wonderful day!

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