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.
Security Update for Internet Explorer
Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Mode Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Security Feature Bypass
Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Security Feature Bypass
Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information
Vulnerability in Virtual Machine Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
Tracking Microsoft Vulnerability Patches 2015
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!