MS Bulletins – Aug 2008

11 Security Advisories were released this month, covering about 26 flaws in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-aug.mspx

The very critical ones being MS08-041 and MS08-042 as these are being exploited in the wild. The SecPod plugins for Nessus are uploaded and we had made a Snort signatures (9003, 9004, 9005) release earlier for MS08-041.

The summary is available at SANS,

http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4876&rss

It is just about clicking Windows “Automatic Update” (Is it? Careful deployment plan is certainly required for Enterprise users), go ahead with the installations.

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