April 2012 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Welcome to another edition of patch Tuesday summary blog. Last month’s patch Tuesday involved patching 7 vulnerabilities over 6 bulletins, while this month we are patching 11 new vulnerabilities over 6 bulletins.
Here is a list of the vulnerabilities fixed in today’s patches:
MS12-023 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
MS12-024 - Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution
MS12-025 - Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution
MS12-026 - Vulnerabilities in Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Could Allow Information Disclosure
MS12-027 - Vulnerability in MSCOMCTL.OCX Could Allow Remote Code Execution
MS12-028 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow for Remote Code Execution
As shown in the chart above, in April the number of vulnerabilities patched has increased slightly from the prior month. Remember to always be cautious when following links to other sites, as well as opening documents and email attachments, especially when the origin of the documents is unknown. As we do every month, we’ve released a signature update to address the vulnerabilities fixed in today’s patches. Happy patching!
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