This week, Microsoft posted the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2012, which includes updates for products such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Visual Studio, and Microsoft Expression Design. This summary includes the following Bulletin IDs:
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-017 – Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (KB2647170)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-018 – Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (KB2641653)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-019 – Vulnerability in DirectWrite Could Allow Denial of Service (KB2665364)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 – Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (KB2671387)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-021 – Vulnerability in Visual Studio Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (KB2651019)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-022 – Vulnerability in Expression Design Could Allow Remote Code Execution (KB2651018)
We will be hosting a webcast on these bulletins on March 14, 2012, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada). Register now for the March Security Bulletin Webcast. After this date, this webcast is available on-demand.
We have also posted the March 2012 Security Release ISO Image, which is an ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on March 13, 2012.
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When it comes to applying security updates, remember that:
- Customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive technical support from Security Support or 1-866-PCSAFETY. There is no charge for support calls that are associated with security updates. For more information about available support options, see Microsoft Help and Support.
- International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. There is no charge for support that is associated with security updates. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for support issues, visit International Help and Support.
You can also view the full Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2012 on the Security TechCenter. Also, don’t forget that you can always see the latest direct from the Microsoft Security Team right on your phone through their feed in the People section of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App:
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