Microsoft to Fix 34 Vulnerabilities on Next Tuesday
Microsoft Security Response Center released an advance notification regarding new patches that are intended to fix 34 vulnerabilities, there will be about 14 security bulletins the severity rating for eight of them are critical and the other six are important .
Impact of the critical vulnerabilities is under the status of allowing an attacker to perform a remote code execution on the targeted system, as a result a hacker can gain a complete control over victim machine. For all patches a restart is required or maybe required.
List of products affected are all windows operating systems, all Microsoft office versions and Silverlight 2 and 3 while last version 4 are not affected by this vulnerability.
For detecting and deploying these updates Microsoft advice to use Windows Update (WU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool and the Microsoft Download Center.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for August 2010 is available over here.
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