MS14-051 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2976627) - Version: 1.2

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.2 (December 19, 2014): Corrected the severity table and vulnerability information to add CVE-2014-6354 as a vulnerability addressed by this update. This is an informational change only. Customers who have already successfully installed the update do not have to take any action.Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and twenty-five privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-076 - Important: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services (IIS) Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2982998) - Version: 1.1

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.1 (December 19, 2014): V1.1 (December 19, 2014): Bulletin revised to include Windows 2012 Server Core installation and Windows 2012 R2 Server Core installation as affected software.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Internet Microsoft Information Services (IIS) that could lead to a bypass of the "IP and domain restrictions" security feature. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in clients from restricted or blocked domains having access to restricted web resources.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-052 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2977629) - Version: 1.1

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.1 (December 19, 2014): Revised bulletin to change the Known Issues entry in the Knowledge Base Article section from "None" to "Yes". Corrected mitigations and workarounds for the Internet Explorer Resource Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2013-7331).Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and thirty-six privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-082 - Important: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017349) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (December 19, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected edition of Microsoft Office. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-075 - Important: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3009712) - Version: 3.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V3.0 (December 12, 2014): Rereleased bulletin to announce the reoffering of Microsoft security update 2986475 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3. The rereleased update addresses a known issue in the original offering. Customers who uninstalled the original update should install the updated version of 2986475 at the earliest opportunity.Summary: This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted URL that takes them to a targeted Outlook Web App site. An attacker would have no way to force users to visit a specially crafted website. Instead, an attacker would have to convince them to visit the website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or Instant Messenger message that takes them to the attacker's website, and then convince them to click the specially crafted URL.

Posted by on 12 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-057 - Critical: Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000414) - Version: 1.1

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.1 (December 10, 2014): Bulletin revised to correct update replacement entries for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5/4.5.1/4.5.2 (update 2972107)Summary: This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends a specially crafted URI request containing international characters to a .NET web application, causing ASP.NET to generate incorrectly constructed URIs. In .NET 4.0 applications, the vulnerable functionality (iriParsing) is disabled by default; for the vulnerability to be exploitable an application has to explicitly enable this functionality. In .NET 4.5 applications, iriParsing is enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

Posted by on 10 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-084 - Critical: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3016711) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-065 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3003057) - Version: 2.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V2.0 (December 9, 2014): To address issues with Security Update 3003057, Microsoft re-released MS14-065 to comprehensively address CVE-2014-6353. Customers running Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, or Internet Explorer 10 should either install the newly offered update or install the December Internet Explorer Cumulative Update (3008923). See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3003057 for more information.Summary: This security update resolves seventeen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-085 - Important: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3013126) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user browses to a website containing specially crafted JPEG content. An attacker could use this information disclosure vulnerability to gain information about the system that could then be combined with other attacks to compromise the system. The information disclosure vulnerability by itself does not allow arbitrary code execution. However, an attacker could use this information disclosure vulnerability in conjunction with another vulnerability to bypass security features such as Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR).

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-083 - Important: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017347) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open or preview a specially crafted Microsoft Excel file in an affected version of Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-080 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3008923) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves fourteen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-081 - Critical: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017301) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Web Apps. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open or preview a specially crafted Microsoft Word file in an affected version of Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-066 - Critical: Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2992611) - Version: 3.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V3.0 (December 9, 2014): Bulletin revised to announce the reoffering of the 2992611 update to systems running Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. The reoffering addresses an issue in the original release. Customers running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 who installed the 2992611 update prior to the December 9 reoffering should reapply the update. See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2992611 for more information. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) security package in Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends specially crafted packets to a Windows server.

Posted by on 9 December 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-068 - Critical: Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3011780) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (November 18, 2014): Bulletin publishedSummary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kerberos KDC that could allow an attacker to elevate unprivileged domain user account privileges to those of the domain administrator account. An attacker could use these elevated privileges to compromise any computer in the domain, including domain controllers. An attacker must have valid domain credentials to exploit this vulnerability. The affected component is available remotely to users who have standard user accounts with domain credentials; this is not the case for users with local account credentials only. When this security bulletin was issued, Microsoft was aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability.

Posted by on 18 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-077 - Important: Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (3003381) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user leaves their browser open after logging off from an application, and an attacker reopens the application in the browser immediately after the user has logged off.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-064 - Critical: Vulnerabilities in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3011443) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a Microsoft Office file that contains a specially crafted OLE object. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-071 - Important: Vulnerability in Windows Audio Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3005607) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin publishedSummary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an application uses the Microsoft Windows Audio service. The vulnerability by itself does not allow arbitrary code to be run. The vulnerability would have to be used in conjunction with another vulnerability that allowed remote code execution.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-069 - Important: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3009710) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected edition of Microsoft Office 2007. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-072 - Important: Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3005210) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker sends specially crafted data to an affected workstation or server that uses .NET Remoting. .NET Remoting is not widely used by applications; only custom applications that have been specifically designed to use .NET Remoting would expose a system to the vulnerability.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-067 - Critical: Vulnerability in XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2993958) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a logged-on user visits a specially crafted website that is designed to invoke Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) through Internet Explorer. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to visit such websites. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit a website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or in an Instant Messenger request that takes users to the attacker's website.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-079 - Moderate: Vulnerability in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Denial of Service (3002885) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ModerateRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if an attacker places a specially crafted TrueType font on a network share and a user subsequently navigates there in Windows Explorer. In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a website that contains a webpage that is used to exploit this vulnerability. In addition, compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements could contain specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to visit such websites. Instead, an attacker would have to persuade users to visit a website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or Instant Messenger message that takes them to the attacker's website.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-070 - Important: Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2989935) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a publically reported vulnerability in TCP/IP that occurs during input/output control (IOCTL) processing. This vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of another process. If this process runs with administrator privileges, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-073 - Important: Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3000431) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary script in the context of the user on the current SharePoint site. In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit these vulnerabilities and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements. These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit these vulnerabilities. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to view the attacker-controlled content. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to take action, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or in an Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker's website, or by getting them to open an attachment sent through email.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-078 - Moderate: Vulnerability in IME (Japanese) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2992719) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ModerateRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Input Method Editor (IME) (Japanese). The vulnerability could allow sandbox escape based on the application sandbox policy on a system where an affected version of the Microsoft IME (Japanese) is installed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could escape the sandbox of a vulnerable application and gain access to the affected system with logged-in user rights. If the affected system is logged in with administrative rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am

MS14-074 - Important: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3003743) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: ImportantRevision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow security feature bypass when Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) fails to properly log audit events. By default, RDP is not enabled on any Windows operating system. Systems that do not have RDP enabled are not at risk.

Posted by on 11 November 2014 | 1:00 am