Microsoft Security Bulletins Summary for January 2014

Number: AV14-002
Date: 14 January 2014

Purpose

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

Assessment

The summary covers 4 bulletins (4 Important), which address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Kernel, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Office products.

*** IMPORTANT ***
MS14-001 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2916605)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=386452

MS14-002 Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2914368)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=389579

MS14-003 Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2913602)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=389578

MS14-004 Vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics AX Could Allow Denial of Service (2880826)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=386402

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/ms14-jan

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