This month we only have 2 newly discovered security bulletins that you need to consider for your environments. Please see the details below.
What is the purpose of this alert?
This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletins being released on May 10, 2011. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities.
New Security Bulletins
Microsoft is releasing the following two new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities:
Max Severity Rating
Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2524426)
Remote Code Execution
May require restart
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2545814)
Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac, Office 2008 for Mac, Open XML File Format Converter for Mac, and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.
Summaries for new bulletins may be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS11-may.mspx.
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
Microsoft is releasing an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update (WU), and the Download Center. Information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is available at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=890830.