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Microsoft October ’10 Security Updates Available

For a detailed analysis of this month’s updates, please check out the MSRC blog.

Microsoft has released the latest monthly security updates for October 2010 and has made them available for download from the Microsoft Download Center and from Windows Update/Microsoft Update.

Critical:
KB2360131: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
KB2281679: Vulnerability in Media Player Network Sharing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB982132: Vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2160841: Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Important:
KB2412048: Vulnerabilities in SafeHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure
KB981957: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
KB2279986: Vulnerabilities in the OpenType Font (OTF) Format Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
KB2293194: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2293211: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2296011: Vulnerability in Windows Common Control Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2378111: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2405882: Vulnerability in COM Validation in Windows Shell and WordPad Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2360937: Vulnerability in Windows Local Procedure Call Could Cause Elevation of Privilege
KB2207566: Vulnerability in SChannel Could Allow Denial of Service
KB2387149: Vulnerability in Microsoft Foundation Classes Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB2294255: Vulnerability in Windows Shared Cluster Disks Could Allow Tampering

Microsoft has also released the usual update for the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (x86) (x64).

View: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2010

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