Microsoft is releasing 17 bulletins addressing 40 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, SharePoint Server and Exchange. Two of those bulletins carry a Critical rating, while 14 are rated Important and one is rated Moderate.
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/ms10-dec.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
- Cumulative list of updates from Microsoft (including non-security related) - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894199/en-us