Update: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2013

Number: AV13-016
Date: 12 April 2013

Purpose

Microsoft has removed security update 2823324, provided as part of security bulletin MS13-036 (Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation Of Privilege), due to reports of customers experiencing various difficulties and system errors with third party software after the update is applied.

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that organizations implement vendor's update as per references below, accordingly.

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Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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