Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: April 12, 2011
Last revised: –
Source: US-CERT

Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Office
* Microsoft Internet Explorer
* Microsoft Visual Studio

Overview

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

I. Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2011 describes
multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet
Explorer, and Visual Studio. Microsoft has released updates to
address the vulnerabilities.

II. Impact

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

III. Solution

Apply updates

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2011. 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).

IV. References

* Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2011 -
<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms11-apr.mspx>

* Microsoft Windows Server Update Services -
<http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/wsus/default.aspx>

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