June, 2010

  • Windows Help Vulnerability Disclosure

    Hello, We are aware of a publicly disclosed vulnerability affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. We are not aware of any current exploitation of this issue and customers running Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2, are not vulnerable to this issue, or at risk of attack. This issue was reported to us on June 5 th , 2010 by a Google security researcher and then made public less than four days later, on June 9 th , 2010. Public disclosure of the details...
  • June 2010 Security Bulletin Advance Notification

    Hi everyone, Today we published our advance notification for the June security bulletin release, scheduled for release next Tuesday, June 8. This month’s release includes ten bulletins addressing 34 vulnerabilities. Six of the bulletins affect Windows; of those, two carry a Critical severity rating and four are rated Important. Two bulletins, both with a severity rating of Important, affect Microsoft Office. One bulletin, again with a severity rating of Important...
  • June 2010 Security Bulletin Release

    Hi everyone, Today, as part of our regular monthly security bulletin release cycle, we released 10 bulletins to address 34 total vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office (including SharePoint), Internet Explorer (IE), Internet Information Services (IIS), and the .NET Framework. Only three of these bulletins get our maximum severity rating of Critical. The rest are rated Important. However, we encourage customers to test and deploy all applicable security updates as soon as possible. The...
  • Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A - June 2010

    Hosts: Adrian Stone, Senior Security Program Manager Lead Jerry Bryant, Group Manager, Response Communications Website: TechNet/security Chat Topic: June 2010 Security Bulletin Release Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Q: The .NET updates are only a security update correct? Not a service pack or rollup, right? A: The June Security Bulletin release had one security bulletin, MS10-041 , for the .NET Framework and another set of updates corresponding to Microsoft Security Advisory 973811...
  • Security Advisory 2219475 Released

    Hello - We have released Security Advisory 2219475 , addressing the vulnerability in the Windows Help and Support Center function in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. We are not aware of any active attacks at this time. Customers running Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are not vulnerable to this issue or at risk of attack. We recommend that customers follow the guidance in the Advisory, noting the mitigations and workarounds. The Security Research...