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Microsoft recalls MS14-045

Microsoft recalls MS14-045

Microsoft has recalled the Security patch MS14-045 that was originally released on August 12th, and again revised on August 15th.  The security patch addresses vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers that could allow elevation of privileges.  The original update was being reported to cause issues on systems after installing the patch, such as a BSOD.  Microsoft has corrected the problem and the patch was released again on August 27th. ...

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Microsoft Security Advisory 2974294

Microsoft Security Advisory 2974294

Microsoft announced a security advisory for the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine on June 17, 2014.  Microsoft states that, “the vulnerability could allow denial of service if the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine scans a specially crafted file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could prevent the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine from monitoring affected systems until the specially crafted file is...

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Microsoft Security Bulletins for May 2014

Microsoft Security Bulletins for May 2014

Microsoft released eight security bulletins (MS14-022 – MS14-029) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  Also announced was a number of security advisories which will be covered in this blog post.  Affected software includes SharePoint, Office, Internet Explorer, Remote Server Administration Tools, .NET Framework, Windows Shell handler, iSCSI and Adobe Flash.  Microsoft has placed them into three deployment priorities with MS14-029, MS14-024,...

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Advanced Notification for May 2014

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advanced Notification for May 2014

May 13th 2014 is the next security patch release by Microsoft.  The release will feature eight security bulletins, which is the most that have been released at one time since the start of this year.  Microsoft mentions that “this notification replaces the out-of-band bulletin summary that was released on May 1, 2014, and does not include the out-of-band bulletin (MS14-021), which was released on May 1, 2014.” Microsoft will be...

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Microsoft Zero-Day IE CVE-2014-1776 patch available

Microsoft Zero-Day IE CVE-2014-1776 patch available

On May 1st Microsoft announced a fix for the zero-day IE security flaw that was discovered in April.  “This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the...

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