securitybulletin
It’s that time again.  This month we have 4 new security bulletins being released this month.  Please see all the details below.

What is the purpose of this alert?

This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on November 08, 2011. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities.

New Security Bulletins

Microsoft is releasing the following four new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities:

Bulletin ID

Bulletin Title

Max Severity Rating

Vulnerability Impact

Restart Requirement

Affected Software

MS11-083

Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2588516)

Critical

Remote Code Execution

Requires restart

Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

MS11-084

Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Denial of Service (2617657)

Moderate

Denial of Service

Requires restart

Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

MS11-085

Vulnerability in Windows Mail and Windows Meeting Space Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2620704)

Important

Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

MS11-086

Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2630837)

Important

Elevation of Privilege

Requires restart

Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Summaries for new bulletin(s) may be found at http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms11-nov.

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 Centre. Information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is available at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=890830.

High Priority Non-Security Updates

High priority non-security updates Microsoft releases to be available on Microsoft Update (MU), Windows Update (WU), or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) will be detailed in the KB article found at http://support.microsoft.com/?id=894199.

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