US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA08-190A -- Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities




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National Cyber Alert System

Technical Cyber Security Alert TA08-190A


Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: July 8, 2008
Last revised: --
Source: US-CERT


Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Windows Server
* Microsoft SQL Server
* Microsoft Outlook Web Access


Overview

Microsoft has released updates that address vulnerabilities in Microsoft
Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft Outlook Web
Access.


I. Description

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities that affect
Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft
Outlook Web Access as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for
July 2008. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow a remote,
unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code. For more information,
see the US-CERT Vulnerability Notes Database.


II. Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a
vulnerable application to crash.


III. Solution

Apply updates from Microsoft

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the July 2008
Security Bulletin Summary. The security bulletin describes any known issues
related to the updates. Administrators are encouraged to note these issues
and test for any potentially adverse effects. Administrators should consider
using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update
Services (WSUS).


IV. References

* US-CERT Vulnerability Notes for Microsoft July 2008 updates -
<http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/byid?searchview&query=ms08-jul>

* Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2008 -
<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-jul.mspx>

* Microsoft Update - <https://www.update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/>

* Windows Server Update Services -
<http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/updateservices/default.mspx>

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Revision History

July 8, 2008: Initial release
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