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Microsoft Releases Advance Notification for October Security Bulletin

October 14th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that its October release cycle will contain thirteen bulletins, eight of which will have a severity rating of Critical. The notification states that these Critical bulletins are for Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Silverlight, SQL Server, Developer Tools, and Forefront. There will also be five important bulletins for Microsoft Windows. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Microsoft Releases October Security Bulletin

October 14th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Silverlight, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, Office, SQL Server, Developer Tools, and Forefront as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2009. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, operate with escalated privileges, cause a denial-of-service condition, or spoof an end user or website.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Microsoft Releases December Security Bulletin

December 9th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Developer Tools and Software, and Server Software as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or escalate privileges.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.