May 2012 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Welcome to another edition of patch Tuesday summary blog. Last month’s patch Tuesday involved patching 11 vulnerabilities over 6 bulletins, while this month we are patching 23 vulnerabilities over 7 bulletins.
Here is a list of the vulnerabilities fixed in today’s patches:
MS12-029 Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2680352)
MS12-030 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2663830)
MS12-031 Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2597981)
MS12-032 Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2688338)
MS12-033 Vulnerability in Windows Partition Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2690533)
MS12-034 Combined Security Update for Microsoft Office, Windows, .NET Framework, and Silverlight (2681578)
MS12-035 Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2693777)
As shown in the chart above, in May the number of vulnerabilities patched has increased 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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