Microsoft patches 12 vulnerabilities, 6 critical

Another Patch Tuesday and Microsoft comes out with a variety of patches, and this series is more critical than a month ago.

The critical vulnerabilities are in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Antivirus. All of them could allow remote code execution. Once again, a cumulative update for Internet Explorer is ready for install.

The important vulnerabilities affect Windows, Visual Studio and Office. The result could be an elevation of privilege or 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 February security bulletins followed by an extensive Q&A session that will give you the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from the presenters:

  • Christopher Budd, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISSMP Security Program Manager, PSS Security, Microsoft Corporation
  • Mike Reavey, Lead Security Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation.

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