Original release date: February 14, 2012
Last revised: –
Source: US-CERT

Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Internet Explorer
* Microsoft .NET Framework
* Microsoft Silverlight
* Microsoft Office
* Microsoft Server Software

Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet
Explorer, Microsoft .NET Framework, Silverlight, Office, and
Microsoft Server Software. Microsoft has released updates to
address these vulnerabilities.

I. Description

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2012 describes
multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. 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 February 2012, which
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). Home users are encouraged to enable
automatic updates.

IV. References

* Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2012 -
<https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-feb>

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

* Microsoft Update – <https://www.update.microsoft.com/>

* Microsoft Update Overview -
<http://www.microsoft.com/security/updates/mu.aspx>

* Turn Automatic Updating On or Off -
<http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Turn-automatic-updating-on-or-off>

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