Microsoft patches 9 critical vulnerabilities

Microsoft alerted us this time about 12 vulnerabilities of which nine were rated critical and three important.

There are vulnerabilities in the Server service, the DNS service, Outlook Express, PowerPoint, the Microsoft Management Console, Visual Basic for Applications, and more.

Yet again, Internet Explorer gets a cumulative security update that resolves several vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution.

Users are recommended to update as soon as possible.

If you want more information about these Security Bulletins do check out the TechNet Webcast that will present a brief overview of the technical details of the August security bulletins followed by an extensive Q&A session that will give you the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from Christopher Budd, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISSMP Security Program Manager, PSS Security, Microsoft Corporation.

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