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Alert (TA12-010A)

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: January 10, 2012 | Last revised: January 24, 2013

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Developer Tools and Software

Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Developer Tools and Software. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.

Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2012 describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Microsoft has released updates to address the vulnerabilities.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your files or system.

Solution

Apply updates

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2012. That bulletin describes any known issues related to the updates. Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any potentially adverse effects. In addition, administrators should consider using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

References

Revisions

  • January 10, 2012: Initial release

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