Patch Tuesday Wednesday (Sep-2014)

patch-tuesday Due to a backlog I’m a bit late with this months analysis; this month Microsoft have released four (4) security bulletins of which one (1) has a maximum rating of Critical and three (3) have a maximum rating of Important. Get MS14-052 patched as soon as possible.

❝ Today, as a part of our regular Update Tuesday process, we released four security bulletins – one rated Critical and three rated Important in severity – to address 42 Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (CVEs) in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, and Lync Server. We encourage you to apply all of these updates, but for those who need to prioritize, we recommend focusing on the Critical update first. ❞ [1]

Bulletin KB number Description Impact / Severity Software
MS14-052 2977629 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical:
Remote Code Execution
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer
MS14-053 2990931 Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Denial of Service Important:
Denial of Service
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework
MS14-054 2988948 Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft Windows
MS14-055 2990928 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync Server Could Allow Denial of Service Important:
Denial of Service
Microsoft Lync Server

* MS14-052 : Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer : Known exploits in the wild

[1.] The September 2014 Security Updates (2014-Sep-09) [MS: MSRC]
[2.] Microsoft Patch Tuesday – September 2014 (2014-Sep-09) [SANS]
[3.] Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2014 (2014-Sep-09) [MS]
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