Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Microsoft Security Updates for May 2013

Microsoft released ten (10) bulletins.  Two bulletins are identified as Critical with eight bulletins rated Important.

The bulletins address 33 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Server and Tools, and .NET Framework.

MS13-038 addresses the issues in Security Advisory 2847140.

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
MS13-037Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 2829530
MS13-038Security Update for Internet Explorer 2847204
MS13-039Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2829254
MS13-040Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework* 2836440
MS13-041Vulnerability in Microsoft Lync 2834695
MS13-042Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office 2830397
MS13-043Vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2830399
MS13-044Vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2834692
MS13-045Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2813707
MS13-046Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows 2840221

*If you have had problems with .NET Framework updates in the past, it is advised that you install MS13-040 separately including a shutdown/restart.


The following additional information is provided in the Security Bulletin:


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