Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2016

Microsoft January 2016 Patch Tuesday bring nine security bulletins which is addressing 25 vulnerabilities. Six are rated as Critical and 3 are Important.

Six Bulletins are rated as Critical , MS16-001 for Internet Explorer.  MS16-002 for Microsoft Edge, MS16-003 for JScript and VBScript,  MS16-004 for Microsoft Office, MS16-005  for Windows Drivers and  MS16-006 for Silverlight.

Microsoft security bulletin summary for January 2016 in order of severity

MS16-001 : Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (3124903)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Internet Explorer
Impact: Remote Code Execution.

MS16-002 : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (3124904)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Edge
Impact: Remote Code Execution.

MS16-003 : Vulnerability in VBScript and JScript scripting engines (3125540)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software:  JScript and VBScript
Impact:  Remote Code Execution.

MS16-004 : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office (3124585)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Office
Impact:  Remote Code Execution.

MS16-005 : Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3124584)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers
Impact:  Remote Code Execution.

MS16-006 : Vulnerabilities in Silverlight (3126036)
Severity Rating: Critical
Affected Software: Microsoft Silverlight
Impact: Remote Code Execution.

MS16-007 : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows (3124901)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows
Impact: Remote Code Execution

MS16-008 : Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel  (3124605)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows
Impact: Privilege Elevation .

MS16-010 : Vulnerabilities in Exchange Server (3124557)
Severity Rating: Important
Affected Software: Exchange Server
Impact:Address Spoofing.

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– AnTu

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