Microsoft Patch Tuesday June 2012

Microsoft has released Patch Tuesday June 2012. This months Patch Tuesday consists of 7 bulletins which will be resolving 27 vulnerabilities.

Ten out of all security loopholes are rated as “Critical” and rest as “Important”. The bulletins rated critical fixes issues in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), Internet explorer & XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs) in .net platform.

MS12-036/KB2685939Rated – Critical – This security update fixes vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) which permits attackers to execute a remote code execution attack. This is update is advised to be installed ASAP

Affects :- Windows XP, Vista Windows 7, 2008, 2008 R2

MS12-037/KB2699988 Rated – Critical –  This bulletin fixes total of 13 vulnerabilities in various version of Internet explorer. Out of 13, one vulnerability is publicly known. Being a high priority update is is advised to be installed ASAP.

Affects :- IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9

MS12-038/KB2706726Rated – Critical – This security update fixes XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs) vulnerability in .NET Framework 2.0 and .NET Framework 4. An attacker can execute a remote code execution to take complete control of any affected system.

Affects :- .NET Framework 2.0, .NET Framework 4

MS12-039/KB2707956 Rated – Important – This update fixes four security vulnerabilities in various Microsoft Lync clients and Microsoft communicator 2007 R2.

Affects :- Lync 2010 clients, Microsoft Communicator 2007 R2

MS12-040/KB2709100 – Rated – Important – This is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics Ax Enterprise Portal that could result in information disclosure or elevation of privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted URL containing malicious JavaScript elements. This vulnerability if exploited successfully allows attacker to issue Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal commands in the context of the authenticated user on the targeted Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal site.

Affects :- Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

MS12-041/KB2709162 – Rated – Important – This patch seals Five vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege.

Affects :- Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 , 2003, 2008, 2008 R2

MS12-042/KB2711167 -Rated – Important – This security update fixes Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel. An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows User Mode Scheduler handles system requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode.

Affects :- Windows XP, Windows 7 , 2003, 2008 R2

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