Microsoft Security – One out-of-band update (Nov-2014)

patch-tuesday On 18 November 2014, Microsoft released an out-of-cycle security update, rated critical. This update fixes a vulnerability that could allow an escalation of privilege if exploited.

❝ On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at approximately 10 a.m. PST, we will release an out-of-band security update to address a vulnerability in Windows. We strongly encourage customers to apply this update as soon as possible, following the directions in the security bulletin. ❞ [1]

Bulletin KB number Description Impact / Severity Software
MS14-068 3011780 Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Critical:
Elevation of Privilege
Microsoft Windows

Note: MS14-066 was also updated today to fix some of the issues previously discussed with the introduction of the additional TLS cipher suites. Folks running Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 are urged to reinstall [2]

* MS14-068

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