January, 2010

  • Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A - January, 2010

    Hosts: Dustin Childs, Security Program Manager Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Program Manager Lead Website: TechNet/security Chat Topic: January 2010 Security Bulletins Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Q: Will installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player uninstall Adobe Flash Player 6, or am I required to use the removal tool first before installing? A: Installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player will replace Adobe Flash Player 6. Some of the original Adobe Flash...
  • Security Advisory 979352 Released

    Based upon our investigations, we have determined that Internet Explorer was one of the vectors used in targeted and sophisticated attacks against Google and possibly other corporate networks. Today, Microsoft issued guidance to help customers mitigate a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Internet Explorer . Additionally, we are cooperating with Google and other companies, as well as authorities and other industry partners. Microsoft remains committed to taking the appropriate action...
  • January 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for January 2010 Hi Everyone, We hope that 2010 is off to a good start for you. For our first bulletin release of the New Year, we have one Critical bulletin affecting all versions of Windows. The bulletin, MS10-001 , addresses one vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine and is Critical on Windows 2000. For all other versions of Windows, the vulnerability gets a Low rating. We’ve given the bulletin an aggregate rating of “2” on our Exploitability...
  • January 2010 Bulletin Release Advance Notification

    Advance Notification for the January 2010 Security Bulletin Release It may be a new year but here in the Microsoft Security Response Center, it is business as usual. This month we have one bulletin addressing a single vulnerability in Windows. The vulnerability is critical on Windows 2000 and low for all other platforms. Customers with Windows 2000 systems will want to review and deploy this update as soon as possible but, as we will show in our release guidance next week, the Exploitability Index...