Thursday, February 4, 2010

Microsoft issued 13 patches next week to fix loopholes in 17 elderly

Microsoft today announced the February security bulletin notice next Tuesday will release Windows update is worth noting that as early as 1993, Windows NT 3.1 era of the loopholes to the present day has finally been repaired.

Problem lies in the Windows kernel, is an Elevation of Privilege (EoP) mentioned the right to vulnerabilities affecting all current 32-bit Windows, but the 64-bit will not be affected. Its problems mainly manifested in the use of DOS virtual machine generated when the kernel stack to handle problems.

Microsoft on Thursday released a brief introduction to next week's Patch Tuesday that Microsoft will fix 26 security vulnerabilities, including Windows, a serious security vulnerability that affects 32-bit version of the kernel security vulnerabilities and Office software, some of the security vulnerabilities.

Microsoft released 13 security patches there are five security flaws could lead to remote code execution, is a serious level of security vulnerabilities. These security patches affect Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7, as well as Server 2003 and 2008, Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2004 for Mac.

Microsoft senior security communications manager Jerry Bryant said in a blog, and Office-related security patches is an important level, these vulnerabilities affect only older versions of Office, therefore, Office 2007 or Office 2008 for Mac users who do not use the patch this month.

This month's security patch includes a fix for 32-bit versions of Windows, a security vulnerability in the kernel patch. The flaw is Microsoft's disclosure two weeks ago.

At the same time, Microsoft did not provide fixes next Tuesday for flaws in the other two. One is the IE browser, can result in data leakage security vulnerabilities. This week, three security vulnerabilities disclosed by Microsoft. The other is the Server Message Block file-sharing protocol in the security vulnerabilities. This security vulnerability is disclosed by Microsoft in November.