Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Microsoft January 2012 Security Bulletin Release

Microsoft released seven (7) security bulletins, one of which is rated Critical in severity, with the remaining six classified as Important.

The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Developer Tools And Software.  Most updates will require a restart to complete the installation.

The security bulletin withdrawn last month after Microsoft discovered a compatibility issue between the bulletin-candidate addressing Security Advisory 2588513 and a major third-party vendor has been included in the release as MS12-006, "Vulnerability in SSL/TLS Could Allow Information Disclosure (2643584)". 

Security Bulletins

Bulletin NumberBulletin TitleBulletin KB
MS12-001Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2644615
MS12-002Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2603381
MS12-003Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2646524
MS12-004Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows 2636391
MS12-005Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2584146
MS12-006Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2643584
MS12-007Vulnerability in Microsoft ASP.NET 2607664


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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