Microsoft is releasing 2 bulletins addressing 3 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Windows Server. Only 1 of those bulletins is rated Critical, while the other is rated Important. Note that these updates do not address Security Advisory 2490606 (public vulnerability affecting Windows Graphics Rendering Engine) and Security Advisory 2488013 (public vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer).
These security updates are available for download at the Microsoft Update web site (http://www.update.microsoft.com). Please note that systems joined to the LSU Active Directory automatically receive the security updates when available.
Remember to close all applications at the end of work day today, as security updates may require a restart of your machine.
Additional Information / Tools:
- Microsoft Security Bulletin - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms11-jan.mspx
- US-CERT Technical Alerts - http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/
- Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc184923.aspx