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US-CERT Cyber Security Alert SA10-068A -- Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

From: US-CERT Alerts <alerts_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Mar 09 2010 - 21:49:22 GMT
To: alerts@us-cert.gov

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                    National Cyber Alert System

                  Cyber Security Alert SA10-068A

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

   Original release date:
   Last revised: --
   Source: US-CERT

Systems Affected

     * Microsoft Windows
     * Microsoft Office

Overview

   Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in
   Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.

Solution

   Install updates
   
   The updates to address the Windows font vulnerability are available
   on the Microsoft Update site (requires Internet Explorer). We
   recommend enabling Automatic Updates.

Description

   Microsoft has released multiple security bulletins for important
   vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. These
   bulletins are described in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary
   for March 2010.
   
   These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to gain control of your
   computer or cause it to crash.

References

 * Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2010 -
   <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS10-mar.mspx>

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

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

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   The most recent version of this document can be found at:

     <http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/alerts/SA10-068A.html>
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   Feedback can be directed to US-CERT Technical Staff. Please send
   email to <cert@cert.org> with "SA10-068A Feedback VU#586853" in
   the subject.
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Revision History
  
  March 09, 2010: Initial release

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