US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA10-348A -- Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities




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National Cyber Alert System

Technical Cyber Security Alert TA10-348A


Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: December 14, 2010
Last revised: --
Source: US-CERT


Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Internet Explorer
* Microsoft Office
* Microsoft Sharepoint
* Microsoft Exchange


Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet
Explorer, Office, Sharepoint, and Exchange. Microsoft has released
updates to address these vulnerabilities.


I. Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2010 describes
multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer,
Office, Sharepoint, and Exchange. Microsoft has released updates to
address the vulnerabilities.


II. Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code,
cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your
files or system.


III. Solution

Apply updates

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2010. That
bulletin describes any known issues related to the updates.
Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any
potentially adverse effects. In addition, administrators should
consider using an automated update distribution system such as
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).


IV. References

* Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2010 -
<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-dec.mspx>

* Microsoft Windows Server Update Services -
<http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/wsus/default.aspx>

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Revision History

December 14, 2010: Initial release


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