Microsoft released six (6) bulletins, of which four bulletins ares identified as Critical and two (2) as Important.
The bulletins address issues in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Server Software, Microsoft Developer Tools, Forefront UAG, and .NET Framework.
MS12-023 and MS12-024 require a restart. In addition, If you have had difficulties with .NET Framework in the past, it is strongly advised that update MS12-025 installed separately.
|Bulletin Number||Bulletin Title||Bulletin KB|
|MS12-023||Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer||2675157|
|MS12-024||Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows||2653956|
|MS12-025||Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows||2671605|
|MS12-026||Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Forefront||2663860|
|MS12-027||Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows||2664258|
|MS12-028||Vulnerability in Microsoft Office||2639185|
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: Windows XP and Office 2003 countdown to end of support, and the April 2012 bulletins
- TechNet: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2012
- Security and Safety Center: Microsoft security updates for April 2012