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April 2015 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Apr 14, 2015

Welcome to the April edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary. In this edition there are 11 updates; 4 are marked "Critical" and 7 are rated "Important".  A total of 26 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) were fixed over 11 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-033 addresses publicly disclosed Microsoft Office vulnerability (CVE-2014-6352) which is currently being exploited in the wild.

 

Here is a list of Security bulletins which were rolled out in today's Patch Tuesday release.

 

Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Bulletin Severity
MS15-032 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical
MS15-033 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-034 Vulnerability in HTTP.sys Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-035 Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-036 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-037 Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-038 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-039 Vulnerability in XML Core Services Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important
MS15-040 Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure Important
MS15-041 Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Information Disclosure Important
MS15-042 Vulnerability in Windows Hyper-V Could Allow Denial of Service Important

 

 

Tracking Microsoft Vulnerability Patches 2015

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As shown in the chart above, number of vulnerabilities which were patched this month is much lower than that of previous month's where 45 vulnerabilities were patched. As we do every month, we’ve released a signature update #2483 to address vulnerabilities fixed in this month's patches. Happy patching!

 

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