Announcement: Microsoft Security Advisory 2490606: Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution

This just published on TechNet’s Microsoft Security Advisories and notred on the MSRC Blog: details on Microsoft Security Advisory 2490606, Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution… Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability in the Windows Graphics Rendering Engine. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the…

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Announcement: Microsoft Windows December 2010 Updates to Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones

Check out Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2443685, “December 2010 cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems”, which the Windows team just posted.  This is the December Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone (DST & TZ) Cumulative Update (CU), and the current KB/blog text focuses on the less common changes, such as adding the timezone for Magadan.   The…

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Announcement: Microsoft Windows May 2010 Updates to Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones

Check out Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 981793, "May 2010 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems", which the Windows team just posted.  Changes / updates from the previous cumulative Windows time zone update include… The following changes were made since the previous Windows cumulative time zone update: Bangladesh Standard Time: Cancels DST. Fiji…

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Announcement: Security Advisory 979682 Released for Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Windows kernel

Yesterday, Jerry Bryant announced here on the MSRC blog that Security Advisory 979682 Released. Click on the link for the details: essentially Security Advisory 979682 addresses an Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Windows kernel, affecting all currently supported versions of 32-bit Windows. Please note that 64-bit versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2008…

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Black is not the new Blue this season: more on “Black Screen” issues and the Microsoft November Security Updates

Well, Black really isn’t the new Blue this season, as some may have you believe. Over at the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) blog, Christopher posted a note on the reports of so-called “Black Screen” issues that some customers might have experienced with their systems as a result of issues with the November Security Updates……

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Announcement: Microsoft Windows December 2009 Updates to Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones

New over at the Microsoft Daylight Saving Time & Time Zone Blog, details on the Microsoft Windows Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone update now available (December 2009)  The most recent cumulative update to daylight saving time (DST) and world time zones (TZ) is now available for supported versions of the Windows Operating System via…

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Your questions: Common questions about upgrading to Windows 7

Here are answers to some common questions about upgrading to Windows 7 from our Windows 7 frequently asked questions page. (And if you need more information and guidance on installing and reinstalling Windows 7, check out this page on the Windows 7 site.) What’s the difference between the upgrade and full versions of Windows 7?…

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Reminder: Microsoft Windows 2009 Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones Hotfix available for Egypt, Western Australia

In case you missed the announcement, there is a new Microsoft Windows 2009 Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones Hotfix available for Egypt and Western Australia. See my original post here. Once again, as has happened in the past, a couple of countries will see new changes to their observation of Daylight Saving Time (DST), this time…

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