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Alert (TA10-285A)

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: October 12, 2010 | Last revised: January 24, 2013

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • Internet Explorer

Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.

Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2010 describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer. Microsoft has released updates to address the vulnerabilities.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a vulnerable system or application to crash.

Solution

Apply updates

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2010. 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

  • October 12, 2010: Initial release

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