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Microsoft Releases Advance Notification for August Security Bulletin

August 6th, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that its August release will contain 14 bulletins. Eight bulletins will have the severity rating of critical and will be for Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, and Silverlight. The remaining six bulletins will have the severity rating of important and will be for Microsoft Windows and Office. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2010.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Microsoft Releases June Security Bulletin

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint, and .NET Framework as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2010. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or operate with elevated privileges.

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 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.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 977981

December 10th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released security advisory 977981 to address a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisory 977981  and implement the suggested workarounds listed in the advisory to help mitigate the risks.

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 Advance Notification

December 16th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that an out-of-band Security Bulletin will be released. This bulletin will address a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Release of this Bulletin is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review the Security Bulletin Advance Notification and apply any necessary updates when they become available. Additional information about this vulnerability can be found in the Vulnerability Notes Database.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Microsoft Releases Advanced Notification for December Security Bulletin

December 6th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that the December release cycle will contain eight bulletins, six of which will have a severity rating of Critical. The notification states that these Critical bulletins are for Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Office. There will also be two Important bulletins for Microsoft Windows and Office. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, December 9.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Microsoft Releases October Security Bulletin

October 14th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Host Integration Server, and Office as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information or operate with elevated privileges.

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 Advance Notification for October Security Bulletin

October 9th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that its October release cycle will contain 11 bulletins, four of which will have the severity rating of Critical. The notification states that these Critical bulletins are for Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Host Integration Server, and Office. There will also be six Important bulletins for Microsoft Windows. The remaining bulletin, for Microsoft Windows, will have the severity rating of Moderate. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, October 14.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Microsoft Releases September Security Bulletin

September 9th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, Office, SQL Server, and Visual Studio as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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

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