Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2014

Number: AV14-054
Date: 8 July 2014

Purpose

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

Assessment

The summary covers 6 bulletins (2 Critical, 3 Important, 1 moderate), that address multiple vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Windows Journal, On-Screen Keyboard, Ancillary Function Driver (AFD), DirectShow and Microsoft Service Bus.

*** CRITICAL ***
MS14-037 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2975687)   
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-037.aspx

MS14-038 - Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2975689)          
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-038.aspx

*** IMPORTANT ***
MS14-039 - Vulnerability in On-Screen Keyboard Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975685)         
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-039.aspx

MS14-040 - Vulnerability in Ancillary Function Driver (AFD) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975684)             
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-040.aspx

MS14-041 - Vulnerability in DirectShow Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975681)           
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-041.aspx

*** MODERATE ***
MS14-042 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Service Bus Could Allow Denial of Service (2972621)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms14-042.aspx

Suggested Action

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

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Note to Readers

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