Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2013

Number: AV13-040
Date: 12 November 2013


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


The summary covers 8 bulletins (3 Critical and 5 Important), which address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office products.

MS13-088 — Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2888505)

MS13-089 — Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Device Interface Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2876331)

MS13-090 — Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (2900986)

MS13-091 — Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885093)

MS13-092 — Vulnerability in Hyper-V Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2893986)

MS13-093 — Vulnerability in Windows Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Information Disclosure (2875783)

MS13-094 — Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Information Disclosure (2894514)

MS13-095 — Vulnerability in Digital Signatures Could Allow Denial of Service (2868626)

Suggested action

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


Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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