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Go and get thee patched

October 14th 2008 in Uncategorized

Here are the October patches.

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

The IE cumulative update address several vulnerabilities, 4 of which are rated as critical.  The critical patches affect Windows 2000 SP4 with IE5.01 SP4 and IE6 SP1, as well as XPSP2, XPSP3, XPx64 and XPx64 SP2 (IE6)

Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Information Disclosure

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in Host Integration Server RPC Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Vulnerability in Windows Internet Printing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in Virtual Address Descriptor Manipulation Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

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