Microsoft released five (5) bulletins addressing vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office All five bulletins are rated Important.
- MS11-070 Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2571621)
- MS11-071 Vulnerability in Windows Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2570947)
- MS11-072 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587505)
- MS11-073 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587634)
- MS11-074 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2451858)
Although the Executive Summaries indicate that the updates "may" require a restart, regardless of the recommendation, it is always best to restart your computer after applying updates.
SupportThe following additional information is provided in the Security Bulletin:
- The affected software listed have been tested to determine which versions are affected. Other versions are past their support life cycle. To determine the support life cycle for your software version, visit Microsoft Support Lifecycle.
- Customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive technical support from Security Support or 1-866-PCSAFETY. There is no charge for support calls that are associated with security updates. For more information about available support options, see Microsoft Help and Support.
- International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. There is no charge for support that is associated with security updates. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for support issues, visit International Help and Support.
- MSRC: More on DigiNotar Certificates, and September Bulletins
- TechNet: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2011