March, 2011

  • Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2524375

    Hello - Today we're releasing Security Advisory 2524375 , to address nine fraudulent digital certificates issued by Comodo Group Inc, a root certificate authority. Comodo has since revoked the digital certificates. This is not a Microsoft security vulnerability; however, one of the certificates potentially affects Windows Live ID users via login.live.com. These certificates may be used to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks against end users. We are unaware...
  • March 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello all -- Today, as part of our monthly security bulletin release, we have three bulletins addressing four vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. One bulletin is rated Critical, and this is the bulletin we recommend for priority deployment: MS11-015 . This bulletin resolves one Critical-level and one Important-level vulnerability affecting certain media files in all versions of Microsoft Windows. It has an Exploitability Index rating of 1. Due to the nature of the...
  • Advance Notification Service for the March 2011 Security Bulletin Release

    Hello all -- Today, as part of our usual monthly bulletin cadence, we are providing our Advance Notification Service for March's security bulletins. This month we'll release three bulletins, one of them rated Critical and two rated Important, addressing issues in Microsoft Windows and Office. We'll close four vulnerabilities with those bulletins. The bulletin release is once again slated for the second Tuesday of the month -- March 8th at 10:00 a.m. PST. Come back to this blog then for our...
  • Q&A from the March 2011 Security Bulletin Webcast

    Hello, Today we published the March Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded five questions on various topics during the webcast, including bulletins released, deployment tools, and update detection tools. We invite our customers to join us for the next public webcast on Wednesday, April 13th at 11am PDT (-8 UTC), when we will go into detail about the March bulletin release and answer questions live on the air. Customers can register to attend at the link below...