Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Microsoft March 2012 Security Bulletin Release

Microsoft released six (6) bulletins, of which one bulletin is identified as Critical, four (4) as Important and the remaining bulletin as Moderate.  one Critical-class, four Important and one Moderate.

The bulletins address seven issues in Microsoft Windows, Visual Studio, and Expression Design.  Most updates will require a restart to complete the installation.

Security Bulletins

Bulletin NumberBulletin TitleBulletin KB
MS12-017Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2647170
MS12-018Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2641653
MS12-019Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2665364
MS12-020Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows 2671387
MS12-021Vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Studio 2651019
MS12-022Vulnerability in Microsoft Expression 2651018


The 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.


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