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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2953095

    Today we released Security Advisory 2953095 to notify customers of a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. At this time, we are aware of limited, targeted attacks directed at Microsoft Word 2010. An attacker could cause remote code execution if someone was ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2588513

    Hello. Today we released Security Advisory 2588513 , addressing an information-disclosure issue in SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 and TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.0 to provide guidance for customers. This is an industry-wide issue with limited impact ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2639658

    Hi everyone, Today we released Security Advisory 2639568 to provide customer guidance for the Windows kernel issue related to the Duqu malware. I would like to provide you information on how to protect your system(s), how we are addressing the issue ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Webcast Questions and Answers - April 2009

    Over on the MSRC blog they posted this months Q&A in case you want to see everything that was discussed during the questions and answers part of the webcast.  I have Al Brown’s intro and a link below: ======== During this month’s webcast we were able to address 15 questions in the time allotted...
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2737111 released

    Hello – Today we published Security Advisory 2737111, which provides mitigations and workarounds that will help protect customers from a known vulnerability in one of Oracle’s Outside In libraries, which were updated earlier this month ...read more
  • Blog Post: Clarification on Security Advisory 2896666 and the ANS for the November 2013 Security Bulletin Release

    Today, we’re providing advance notification for the release of eight bulletins, three Critical and five Important, for November 2013. The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows, and the Important updates ...read more
  • Blog Post: June 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

    Today we’re publishing the June 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page . We fielded three questions during the webcast, with specific questions focusing primarily on Windows Print Spooler ( MS13-050 ), Microsoft Office ( MS13 ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues

    Today we revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10, in conjunction with Adobe’s update process. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not need to take any action because protections ...read more
  • Blog Post: Fix it for Security Advisory 2794220 now available

    We have updated Security Advisory 2749920 to include the Fix it we discussed in Saturday’s blog post . This easy, one-click Fix it is available to everyone and prevents the vulnerability from being used for code execution without affecting your ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2757760

    Today we released Security Advisory 2757760 to address an issue that affects Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions if a user views a website hosting malicious code. Internet Explorer 10 is not affected. We have received reports of only a small number ...read more
  • Blog Post: New Microsoft Security Advisory: 961051 - Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution

    Just an FYI that we just released a new advisory for an IE related issue.  The intro and a link are below: ======== Microsoft is investigating new public reports of attacks against a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer. Our investigation so far has shown that these attacks are against Windows...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2914486

    Today we released Security Advisory 2914486 regarding a local elevation of privilege (EoP) issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003. Windows Vista and later are not affected by this local EoP issue. A member of the Microsoft ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2847140

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2847140 regarding an issue that impacts Internet Explorer 8. Internet Explorer 6, 7, 9 and 10 are not affected by the vulnerability. This issue allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious website with ...read more
  • Blog Post: June 2009 Advance Notification: Tomorrow we will be releasing a total of 10 security bulletins

    Just a heads up that tomorrow, June 9 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific, we will be releasing a total of 10 security bulletins consisting of the following: Six updates affecting Windows. Two Critical, three Important, and one Moderate. One Critical update affecting Internet Explorer. One Critical...
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Nov. 6, 2012)

    Today, in conjunction with Adobe’s update process, we have revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not need to take any action because protections ...read more
  • Blog Post: The March 2009 Monthly Security Bulletin Release

    The March 2009 security bulletins have been released and we have a grand total of three, including one that has a severity of Critical:   The individual links to each bulletin are below: MS09-006 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958690) MS09-007 - Vulnerability...
  • Blog Post: Summary of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletin release for June 2009

    In case you somehow caught a sudden case of amnesia and forgot that we were releasing the June security bulletins yesterday you’re in luck – The Microsoft Security Response Center team just posted details on everything you need to know about what the updates do and considerations to take into account...
  • Blog Post: Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – May 2009

    In case you missed it on Friday, the folks over at the MSRC blog posted their webcast Question and Answer session to the web.  In the May 2009 security bulletin webcast they addressed several questions relating to MS09-017 in addition to questions about WSUS and MBSA. For those questions that came...
  • Blog Post: Fix it for Security Advisory 2847140 is available

    We have updated Security Advisory 2847140 to include an easy, one-click Fix it to address the known attack vectors. The Fix it is available to all customers and helps prevent known attacks that leverage the vulnerability to execute code and should not ...read more
  • Blog Post: FYI: We just posted Microsoft Security Advisory 971492

    Actually this was last evening but in case you missed it here are the details from the MSRC blog: This advisory contains information regarding public reports of a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) that could allow Elevation of Privilege. Products affected are IIS 5.0, IIS...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2794220

    Today, we released Security Advisory 2794220 regarding an issue that impacts Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8. We are only aware of a very small number of targeted attacks at this time. This issue allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious ...read more
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory 2755801 revised to address Adobe Flash Player issues (Feb. 7, 2013)

    Today we revised Security Advisory 2755801 to address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, this revision was released in conjunction with Adobe’s update process. Customers who have automatic updates enabled will not ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Advisory 971778 Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Released

    Just and FYI that we’ve released Microsoft Security Advisory 971778 . This discusses a new vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow affecting Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that is under limited attack. The advisory outlines information about the vulnerability and steps customers can take...
  • Blog Post: May 2009 Security Bulletin Release

    Just saw this on the MSRC blog and thought I’d give everyone a heads up: Today we released one security bulletin, MS09-017 , affecting our PowerPoint products. This update addresses several vulnerabilities including the issue described in Microsoft Security Advisory 969136 . In that advisory, we noted...
  • Blog Post: March 2009 Security Bulletin Advanced Notification

    Just a heads up that the good folks over on the Microsoft Security Response Center blog just posted their Advance Notification for next week’s bulletin release, scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, 2009 around 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. As part of this month’s security bulletin release process, it looks...