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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 12 2010

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 12 2010

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 12 2010
Published: October 12 2010

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Note: http://www.microsoft...echnet/security and http://www.microsoft.com/security are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the Microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.

Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.

Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

Bulletin Summary:


Critical (4)
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2360131)

Vulnerability in Media Player Network Sharing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2281679)

Vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (982132)

Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2160841)

Important (10)
Vulnerabilities in SafeHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure (2412048)

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (981957)

Vulnerabilities in the OpenType Font (OTF) Format Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2279986)

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2293194)

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2293211)

Vulnerability in Windows Common Control Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2296011)

Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2378111)

Vulnerability in COM Validation in Windows Shell and WordPad Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2405882)

Vulnerability in Windows Local Procedure Call Could Cause Elevation of Privilege (2360937)

Vulnerability in SChannel Could Allow Denial of Service (2207566)

Moderate (2)
Vulnerability in Microsoft Foundation Classes Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2387149)

Vulnerability in Windows Shared Cluster Disks Could Allow Tampering (2294255)

Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.

If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact Product Support Services in the United States at 1-866-PCSafety 1-866-727-2338. International customers should contact their local subsidiary.

As always, download the updates only from the vendors website - visit Windows Update and Office Update or Microsoft Update websites. You may also get the updates thru Automatic Updates functionality in Windows system.

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