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March 2015 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Mar 10, 2015

It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday! In the March edition there are 14 updates; five are marked "Critical" and nine are rated "Important". A total of 45 vulnerabilities were fixed over 14 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS15-018 is an all version Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 11) patch. This single update resolves 12 CVE's (Common Vulnerability and Exposure) and is the highest profile bulletin of the month.

 

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

Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Bulletin Severity
MS15-018 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer Critical
MS15-019 Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-020 Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-021 Vulnerabilities in Adobe Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-022 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution Critical
MS15-023 Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-024 Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Information Disclosure Important
MS15-025 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-026 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege Important
MS15-027 Vulnerability in NETLOGON Could Allow Spoofing Important
MS15-028 Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Security Feature Bypass Important
MS15-029 Vulnerability in Windows Photo Decoder Component Could Allow Information Disclosure Important
MS15-030 Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service Important
MS15-031 Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Security Feature Bypass 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 slightly lower than that of February release where 56 vulnerabilities were patched. As we do every month, we’ve released a signature update #2473 to address vulnerabilities fixed in this month's patches. Happy patching!

 

For additional information on how you can protect your network from emerging threats, please visit http://www.juniper.net/as/en/security/

 


 

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