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Microsoft Security Advisory 2757760: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Security Advisory 2757760: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution

There has been some chatter in the past few days regarding a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is currently being exploited.  Microsoft released a new security advisory (2757760) for this vulnerability.  Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, 8 and 9 are affected by this vulnerability.  Internet Explorer 10, which is bundled with Microsoft Windows 8 [...]

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Patches Make for Good Gifts

Patches Make for Good Gifts

It is the season of good friends, good food, good conversation and of course patching your network. Today marks the final Patch Tuesday of 2011, and it’s a big one. Microsoft is giving the gift of 13 security bulletins addressing 19 vulnerabilities to add to the stress of this holiday season. Not to be outdone [...]

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December 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

December 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their advanced notification for the December 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday. Microsoft is giving the gift of 14 security bulletins addressing 20 vulnerabilities this holiday season. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 3 bulletins rated as Critical 11 bulletins rated as Important 10 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability could lead to [...]

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February 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

February 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released 12 new bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities in the February 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Although 12 bulletins may now seem like a low number for Microsoft’s large release months, there are a couple of bulletins that need immediate attention.  With two of the security bulletins, the exploit code has released publicly. MS11-003 [...]

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December 2010 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released 17 new security bulletins addressing 40 vulnerabilities in the December 2010 edition of patch Tuesday. This is yet another record breaking month for the number of security bulletins released at one time; although, only two of the bulletins are rated as critical. The first bulletin that needs to be addressed is MS10-090.  [...]

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November 2010 Patch Tuesday

“In the November 2010 edition of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released three new bulletins addressing 11 vulnerabilities. Only one of these vulnerabilities, addressed in Security Bulletin MS10-087, is publicly known. This zero-day vulnerability was previously discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory 2269637. Microsoft typically follows a large patch release month with a lighter patch month, so [...]

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New Zero-Day Vulnerability for Internet Explorer

Today, Microsoft announced a new Security Advisory affecting Internet Explorer. Security Advisory 2458511 affects all supported versions of Internet Explorer. Navigating to a malicious website could lead to remote code execution. The reported attacks for this vulnerability have been limited to date. In fact, the known websites hosting the exploit have been taken down. There [...]

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Possible Zero Day With Internet Explorer 8

The Microsoft Security Response Center tweeted last week about a possible zero day exploit with Internet Explorer 8. The reported vulnerability about an Internet CSS bug was publicly disclosed, but there have been no reports of attacks yet. As Microsoft is investigating this issue, we fully expect a security advisory to be released with this [...]

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Shavlik Statement on Today’s Patch Tuesday Releases

Microsoft has released 4 new security bulletins in the July 2010 edition of patch Tuesday. These bulletins address 5 vulnerabilities. It is not uncommon, and has become expected, for a light patch Tuesday to follow a heavy patch Tuesday release from Microsoft. Last month, Microsoft released a hefty load of patches with 10 security bulletins [...]

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Statement from Shavlik on tomorrow’s Out of Band Patch

Microsoft announced today they will be shipping an out-of-band bulletin tomorrow for Internet Explorer. It is important to note that this bulletin was planned on being released during the regularly scheduled April patch Tuesday. This bulletin will fix the highly publicized zero-day vulnerability for Internet Explorer (Microsoft Security Advisory 981374). In addition, this bulletin will [...]

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