Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2013

Number: AV13-040
Date: 12 November 2013

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November.

Assessment

The summary covers 8 bulletins (3 Critical and 5 Important), which address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office products.

** CRITICAL **
MS13-088 — Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2888505)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-088

MS13-089 — Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Device Interface Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2876331)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-089

MS13-090 — Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (2900986)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-090

** IMPORTANT**
MS13-091 — Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885093)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-091

MS13-092 — Vulnerability in Hyper-V Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2893986)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-092

MS13-093 — Vulnerability in Windows Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Information Disclosure (2875783)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-093

MS13-094 — Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Information Disclosure (2894514)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-094

MS13-095 — Vulnerability in Digital Signatures Could Allow Denial of Service (2868626)

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-095

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

References

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-nov

Note to Readers

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