Microsoft Comprehensive Security Alerts

MS16-JUL - Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2016 - Version: 1.2

Fri, 2017-03-17 10:00
Revision Note: V1.2 (March 17, 2017): For MS16-087, added a Known Issues reference to the Executive Summaries table. If you are using network printing in your environment, after you apply the 3170005 security update you may receive a warning about installing a printer driver, or the driver may fail to install without notification. For more information about the update and the known issue, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3170005.
Summary: This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for July 2016.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS16-084 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991) - Version: 1.0

Fri, 2017-03-17 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 17, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. 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 take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-016 - Important: Security Update for Windows IIS (4013074) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
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Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker with access to the local system executes a malicious application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-013 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (4013075) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Silverlight and Microsoft Lync. The most serious of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-006 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (4013073) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the 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. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-015 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft Exchange Server (4013242) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-011 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Uniscribe (4013076) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Uniscribe. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-008 - Critical: Security Update for Windows Hyper-V (4013082) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an authenticated attacker on a guest operating system runs a specially crafted application that causes the Hyper-V host operating system to execute arbitrary code. Customers who have not enabled the Hyper-V role are not affected.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-010 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Windows SMB Server (4013389) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends specially crafted messages to a Windows SMBv1 server.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-012 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Windows (4013078) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker running inside a virtual machine runs a specially crafted application.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-007 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (4013071) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-009 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (4010319) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow information disclosure if a user views specially crafted PDF content online or opens a specially crafted PDF document.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-014 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft Office (4013241) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of 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.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-017 - Important: Security Update for Windows Kernel (4013081) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-0113 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (4013075) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Silverlight and Microsoft Lync. The most serious of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-018 - Important: Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (4013083) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerabilities and take control of an affected system.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-021 - Important: Security Update for Windows DirectShow (4010318) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow an Information Disclosure if Windows DirectShow opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a malicious website. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise a target system.
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MS17-022 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services (4010321) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user visits a malicious website. However, in all cases an attacker would have no way to force a user to click a specially crafted link. An attacker would have to convince a user to click the link, typically by way of an enticement in an email or Instant Messenger message.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-019 - Important: Security Update for Active Directory Federation Services (4010320) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker sends a specially crafted request to an ADFS server, allowing the attacker to read sensitive information about the target system.
Categories: Security Alerts

MS17-020 - Important: Security Update for Windows DVD Maker (3208223) - Version: 1.0

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:00
Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves an information disclosure vulnerability in Windows DVD Maker. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to obtain information to further compromise a target system.
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