Microsoft Security Bulletins Summary for September 2014

Number: AV14-063
Date: 10 September 2014

Purpose

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

Assessment

The summary covers 4 bulletins (1 Critical and 3 Important), which address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, Windows Task Scheduler and Microsoft Lync Server.

*** Critical ***
MS14-052 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2977629)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-052

*** Important***
MS14-053 Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Denial of Service (2990931)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-053

MS14-054 Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2988948)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-054

MS14-055 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2990928)

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-055

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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