Alert (TA12-227A)

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Developer Tools
  • Microsoft Server Software
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Exchange


Select Microsoft software products contain multiple vulnerabilities.  Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2012 describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Microsoft has released updates to address the vulnerabilities.


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


Apply updates

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 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.



August 14, 2012: Initial release

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