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Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for August 14 2012

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    Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for August 14 2012
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    Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

    Note: www.microsoft.com/technet/security and www.microsoft.com/security are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.

    Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.

    Bulletin Summary:


    Critical (5)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-052
    Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2722913)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-053
    Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2723135)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-054
    Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-060
    Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720573)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-058
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server WebReady Document Viewing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2740358)

    Important (4)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-055
    Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2731847)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-056
    Vulnerability in JScript and VBScript Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2706045)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-057
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2731879)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-059
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733918)

    Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.

    If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact For home users, no-charge support for security updates (only!) is available by calling 800-MICROSOFT (800-642-7676) in the US or 877-568-2495 in Canada.

    As always, download the updates only from the vendors website - visit Windows Update and Office Update or Microsoft Update websites. You may also get the updates thru Automatic Updates functionality in Windows system.

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