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Microsoft Releases Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

January 27th, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released Security Bulletin MS10-002 as a Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer. This update addresses multiple vulnerabilities that when exploited, may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-002 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 979352

January 27th, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 979352 to alert users of a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The advisory indicates that exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. Microsoft also indicates that it is aware of public, active exploitation of this vulnerability.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisory 979352 and apply the suggested workaround of setting the Internet zone security setting to High to help mitigate the risks.

Additional information about this vulnerability can be found in Vulnerability Note VU#492515.