Microsoft Kicks Off Summer with Seven Patch Tuesday Bulletins

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MS14-032: Important

MS14-032 is a vulnerability in Microsoft Lync 2010 and 2013 that could allow information disclosure. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to hijack a valid Lync meeting and resend the invite with a cross-site scripting attack. This requires a bit of social engineering, so don’t accept meeting requests from unknown organizers.  

Of the seven bulletins released for June Patch Tuesday, two are rated critical and five are rated important. All together, they cover a total of 66 CVEs, but one, MS14-035, remediates 59 of those CVEs. Yes, it’s time for another IE cumulative update and this should (again) be first on your list of patching priorities for June from Microsoft. Russ Ernst, director, product management at Lumension, provides a rundown on the patches for this month.

June Patch Summary

MS14-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2969262)
Severity: Critical
Restart: Requires restart
Affects: Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer

MS 14-036: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2967487)
Severity: Critical
Restart: Requires restart
Affects: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Lync

MS14-034: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2969261)
Severity: Important
Restart: May require restart
Affects: Microsoft Office

MS14-033: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (2966061)
Severity: Important
Restart: May require restart
Affects: Microsoft Windows

MS14-032: Vulnerability in Microsoft Lync Server Could Allow Information Disclosure (2969258)
Severity: Important
Restart: May require restart
Affects: Microsoft Lync Server

MS14-031: Vulnerability in TCP Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (2962478)
Severity: Important
Restart: Requires restart
Affects: Microsoft Windows

MS14-030: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Tampering (2969259)
Severity: Important
Restart: May require restart
Affects: Microsoft Windows

 

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