On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Microsoft is planning to release five (5) bulletins. Two of the bulletins are identified as Critical with the other three as Important.
The updates address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Silverlight. Several of the updates require a restart.
The issues described in Security Advisory 2934088 will be addressed by MS14-012. Note that the limited attacks addressed that Security Advisory have only targeted Internet Explorer 10.
ReminderUsers of Windows XP are reminded that support ends for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. See Tim Rains article, The Risk of Running Windows XP After Support Ends April 2014. Note also that Microsoft Security Essentials will no longer be available for download for Windows XP.
As happens each month, Microsoft will also release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.
- MSRC: Advance Notification Service for March 2014 Security Bulletin Release
- TechNet: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2014
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