[Dshield] Several fixes available for critical vulnerabilities in MS IE and various flavours of MS Windows

Peter Stendahl-Juvonen peter.stendahl-juvonen at welho.com
Wed Apr 14 10:26:26 GMT 2004


Several fixes available for critical vulnerabilities in MS IE and
various flavours of MS Windows

FYI-

For those concerned (MS Security Bulletins and patches issued April 13,
2004)-


1) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
Security Update for Microsoft Windows (835732)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-011.mspx

Who should read this document: Customers who use MicrosoftR WindowsR
Impact of vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Recommendation: Customers should apply the update immediately.

Affected Software (in addition to Windows): Microsoft NetMeeting


2) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-012
Cumulative Update for Microsoft RPC/DCOM (828741)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-012.mspx

Who should read this document: Customers who use MicrosoftR WindowsR
Impact of vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Recommendation: Customers should apply the update immediately.


3) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-013
Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (837009)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-013.mspx

Who should read this document: Customers who have MicrosoftR Outlook
ExpressR installed
Impact of vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Recommendation: Customers should apply the update immediately.

Security Update Replacement: This bulletin replaces MS03-014: Cumulative
Update for Outlook Express, and any prior Cumulative Security Update for
Outlook Express.


4) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-014
Vulnerability in the Microsoft Jet Database Engine Could Allow Code
Execution (837001)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-014.mspx

Who should read this document: Customers who use MicrosoftR WindowsR
Impact of vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Recommendation: Customers should install the update at the earliest
opportunity.


Have downloaded and applied all patches. Installs and runs fine.
(In nationalized [Finnish language] W2K Pro platform.)

Happy patching


- Pete


                 "Absence of occupation is not rest; 
             A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed."
              William Cowper (1731-1800); English poet.





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