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October 2014 Microsoft Patch Tuesday Summary
Oct 14, 2014

It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday! In the October edition there are 8 updates; three are marked "Critical" and five are rated "Important". A total of 24 vulnerabilities were fixed over 8 bulletins this month. One of the Critical update MS14-056 is an all version Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 11) patch. This single update resolves 14 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

MS14-056

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2987107)

Critical

MS14-059

Vulnerability in ASP.NET MVC Could Allow Security Feature (2990942)

Important

MS14-062

Vulnerability in Message Queuing Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2993254)

Important

MS14-063

Vulnerability in FAT32 Disk Partition Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2998579)

Important

 

MS14-058

 

Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000061)

 Critical

 

MS14-057

 

Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000414)

Critical 

 

MS14-061

 

Vulnerability in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000434)

Important

MS14-060

Vulnerability in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000869)

Important


 

Tracking Microsoft Vulnerability Patches 2014

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As shown in the chart above, number of vulnerabilities which were patched this month is significantly low in comparison to last month. This Patch Tuesday turns out to be another IE dominated release just like previous two months. As we do every month, we’ve released a signature update #2429 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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