Patch Tuesday Wednesday (Mar-2014)

patch-tuesday This month Microsoft have released five (5) security bulletins of which two (2) have a maximum rating of Critical and three (3) have a maximum rating of Important.

❝ This month we release five bulletins to address 23 unique CVEs in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Silverlight. If you need to prioritize, the update for Internet Explorer addresses the issue first described in Security Advisory 2934088, so it should be at the top of your list. ❞ [1]

Bulletin KB number Description Impact / Severity Software
MS14-012 2925418 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical :
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer
MS14-013 2929961 Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical :
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Windows
MS14-014 2932677 Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important :
Security Feature Bypass
Microsoft Silverlight
MS14-015 2930275 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important :
Elevation of Privilige
Microsoft Windows
MS14-016 2934418 Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR) Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important :
Security Feature Bypass
Microsoft Windows

PATCH NOW:
* MS14-012 – Known exploits!

LINKS:
[1.] The March 2014 Security Updates (2014-Mar-11) [MS: MSRC]
[2.] Microsoft Patch Tuesday March 2014 (2014-Mar-11) [SANS]
[3.] Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2014 (2014-Mar-11) [MS]
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