Microsoft updates for Windows, Windows Server and Microsoft Office for Sept 13, 2011

Multiple vulnerabilities in MS Windows, MS Windows Server and Microsoft Office have been identified and addressed. ┬áThese should not be taken lightly as they are of a critical nature, allowing a “remote, unauthenticated attacker” the ability to gain access to your system, as well as DoS.

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This is from US-CERT, for your reading enjoyment:

 

National Cyber Alert System

Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-256A

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: September 13, 2011

Last revised: —

Source: US-CERT

 

 

Systems Affected

 

* Microsoft Windows

* Microsoft Office

* Microsoft Server Software

 

 

Overview

 

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft

Server Software, and Microsoft Office. Microsoft has released

updates to address these vulnerabilities.

 

 

I. Description

 

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2011

describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft

Server Software, and Microsoft Office. 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 September 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 September 2011 –

<http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-sep>

 

* Microsoft Windows Server Update Services –

<http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/wsus/default.aspx>

 

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The most recent version of this document can be found at:

 

<http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-256A.html>

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