Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2014

Number: AV14-008
Date: 11 February 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to draw attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2014.

Assessment

The summary covers 7 bulletins (4 Critical, 3 Important), that address multiple vulnerabilities in Direct2D, Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange, Internet Explorer, VBScript Scripting Engine, Microsoft XML Core Services, IPv6 and .NET Framework.

*** CRITICAL ***
MS14-007 - Vulnerability in Direct2D Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2912390)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-007

MS14-008 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2927022)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-008

MS14-010 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2909921)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-010

MS14-011 - Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2928390)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-011

*** IMPORTANT ***
MS14-005 - Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (2916036)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-005

MS14-006 - Vulnerability in IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (2904659)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-006

MS14-009 - Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2916607)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/security/bulletin/ms14-009

Suggested action

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

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