Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2012

A bit late, but here are the security updates for April 2012. On April 10 Microsoft released 6 security bulletins. Four of them are considered as “critical” and two are “important”.


  • MS12-023 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2675157)
  • MS12-024 – Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2653956)
  • MS12-025 – Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2671605)
  • MS12-027 – Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2664258)


  • MS12-026 – Vulnerabilities in Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2663860)
  • MS12-028 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639185)

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: Windows XP and Office 2003 countdown to end of support, and the April 2012 bulletins

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

Yes, this time once again from one of my favorite locations: a Starbucks store!

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