Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Microsoft Security Updates for April 2013

Microsoft released nine (9) bulletins.  Two bulletins are identified as Critical with seven bulletins rated Important.

The critical bulletins address 20 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer.  The bulletins rated Important address issues in Microsoft Windows, Office, Antimalware Software*, and Server Software.

Users of Windows XP are reminded that support ends for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.  See Tim Rains article, The Countdown Begins: Support for Windows XP Ends on April 8, 2014.

Bulletin NumberBulletin TitleBulletin KB
MS13-028Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 2817183
MS13-029Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2828223
MS13-030Vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2827663
MS13-031Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows 2813170
MS13-032Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2830914
MS13-033Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2820917
MS13-034Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2823482
MS13-035Vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2821818
MS13-036Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows 2829996

*It is important to note that MS13-034 only applies to Windows Defender for Windows 8 and Windows RT. No other security products are affected.


The following additional information is provided in the Security Bulletin:


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