Patch Tuesday

MS Patch Tuesday September 2014


Microsoft Patch Tuesday was announced this month with Four Security Bulletins addressing a total of 42 vulnerabilities. The high priority fix is for Internet Explorer, which alone addresses 37 out of 42 vulnerabilities.

One is rated as Critical, addressing 37 vulnerabilities and three are rated as Important.

Critical security updates addresses security issues in Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 11 which allow Information Disclosure and Remote Code Execution.

The other three important security updates address issues in .NET Framework, Windows Task Scheduler and Microsoft Lync Server

Microsoft Internet Explorer Information Disclosure (disclose presence of files on local drives) Zero-day (CVE-2013-7331) which has been been exploited in the wild is patched in MS14-052 bulletin.


Microsoft security bulletin summary for September 2014 in order of severity.

MS14-052: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2977629)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Internet Explorer
Impact: Information Disclosure and Remote Code Execution

MS14-053: Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Denial of Service (2990931)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: .NET Framework
Impact: Denial of Service

MS14-054: Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2988948)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Windows Task Scheduler
Impact: Elevation of Privilege

MS14-055: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2990928)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Microsoft Lync Server
Impact: Information Disclosure and Denial of Service


Courtesy: Microsoft Corporation

Courtesy: Microsoft Corporation


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