US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-221A -- Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities




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National Cyber Alert System

Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-221A


Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 09, 2011
Last revised: --
Source: US-CERT


Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Office
* Internet Explorer
* .NET Framework
* Microsoft Developer Tools


Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft
Office, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, and Microsoft Developer
Tools. Microsoft has released updates to address these
vulnerabilities.


I. Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011 describes
multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office,
Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, and Microsoft Developer Tools.
Microsoft has released updates to address these 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 August 2011. 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 August 2011 -
<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms11-aug.mspx>

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

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Revision History

August 09, 2011: Initial release


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