March Patch Tuesday: Time to Update IE Again

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MS14-013: Critical

MS14-013 is the second critical bulletin this month. Addressing CVE 2014-0301, this vulnerability could allow a remote code execution in DirectShow for all supported versions of Windows. The attack method requires a user to click on a specially crafted JPEG file in IE, although there are no known active attacks.

Microsoft released five updates for a total of 23 CVEs for the March Patch Tuesday. Two patches are rated critical and the remaining bulletins are rated Important. Russ Ernst, director, product management at Lumension, provides more information on this month's updates.

 

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