Patch Tuesday Wednesday (Aug-2014)

patch-tuesday This month Microsoft have released nine (9) security bulletins of which two (2) have a maximum rating of Critical and seven (7) have a maximum rating of Important.

❝ Today, as part of Update Tuesday, we released nine security updates – two rated Critical and seven rated Important – to address 37 Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (CVEs) in SQL Server, OneNote, SharePoint, .NET, Windows and Internet Explorer (IE). We encourage you to apply all of these updates, but for those who need to prioritize their deployment planning, we recommend focusing on the Critical updates first. ❞ [1]

Bulletin KB number Description Impact / Severity Software
MS14-043 2978742 Vulnerability in Windows Media Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical:
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer
MS14-044 2984340 Vulnerabilities in SQL Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft SQL Server
MS14-045 2984615 Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation Of Privilege Important:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft Windows
MS14-046 2984625 Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important:
Security Feature Bypass
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework
MS14-047 2978668 Vulnerability in LRPC Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important:
Security Feature Bypass
Microsoft Windows
MS14-048 2977201 Vulnerability in OneNote Could Allow Remote Code Execution Important:
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Office
MS14-049 2962490 Vulnerability in Windows Installer Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft Server Software
MS14-050 2977202 Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft Server Software
MS14-051 2976627 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical:
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer

PATCH NOW:
* MS14-043
* MS14-051 : Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer : Known exploits in the wild

LINKS:
[1.] August 2014 Security Updates (2014-Aug-12) [MS: MSRC]
[2.] Microsoft Patch Tuesday – August 2014 (2014-Aug-12) [SANS]
[3.] Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2014 (2014-Aug-12) [MS]
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