Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2014

Number: AV14-014
Date: 11 March 2014


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


The summary covers 5 bulletins (2 Critical, 3 Important), that address multiple vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft DirectShow, Windows Kernel-Mode Driver, Security Account Manager Remote(SAMR) Protocol and Microsoft Silverlight.

*** CRITICAL ***

MS14-012 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2925418)

MS14-013 - Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2929961)


MS14-014 - Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2932677)

MS14-015 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2930275)

MS14-016 - Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR) Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2934418)

Suggested action

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


Note to Readers

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