Microsoft is releasing 12 bulletins, three of them rated Critical and nine rated Important, addressing issues in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Visual Studio, and IIS. 22 issues in all will be addressed.
As part of this month's update, Microsoft will be addressing issues related to two recent Security Advisories, 2490606 (a public vulnerability affecting the Windows Graphics Rendering Engine) and 2488013 (a public vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer). Additionally, they will be addressing an issue affecting FTP service in IIS 7.0 and 7.5.
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-feb.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