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February 2015 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Feb 10, 2015

Welcome to the February edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary. In this edition there are 9 updates; 3 are marked "Critical" and 6 are rated "Important".  A total of 55 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) were fixed over 9 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-009 is an all version Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 11) patch. This single update resolves 41 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure).

 

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

 

Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Bulletin Severity
MS15-009 Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical
MS15-010 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Mode Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-011 Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-012 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution Important
MS15-013 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important
MS15-014 Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important
MS15-015 Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-016 Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Important
MS15-017 Vulnerability in Virtual Machine Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege 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 significantly higher than that of January release where only eight vulnerabilities were patched. This Patch Tuesday turns out to be another IE dominated release. As we do every month, we’ve released a signature update #2465 to address vulnerabilities fixed in this month's patches. Happy patching!

 

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