Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary for October 2014

Number: AV14-081
Date: 14 October 2014

Purpose

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

Assessment

The summary covers 8 bulletins (4 Critical and 4 Important), which addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Developer Tools, Microsoft .NET Framework and Internet Explorer.

*** Critical ***
MS14-056 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2987107)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-056

MS14-057 Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000414)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-057

MS14-058 Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000061) – Please note: this patch addresses CVE-2014-4113 and CVE-2014-4118.
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-058

MS14-060 Vulnerability in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000869) – Please note: this patch addresses CVE-2014-4114.
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-060

*** Important ***
MS14-059 Vulnerability in ASP.NET MVC Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2990942)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-059

MS14-061 Vulnerability in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000434)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-061

MS14-062 Vulnerability in Message Queuing Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2993254)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-062

MS14-063 Vulnerability in FAT32 Disk Partition Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2998579)
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-063

Suggested Action

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

References:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-oct

Note to Readers

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