Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary for March 2015

Number: AV15-021
Date: 10 March 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2015.

Assessment

The summary covers 14 bulletins (5 Critical and 9 Important), which addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and Exchange.

Critical

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3032359)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/MS15-018

Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3040297)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/MS15-019

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3041836)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/MS15-020

Vulnerabilities in Adobe Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3032323)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/MS15-021

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3038999)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-022

Important

Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3034344)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-023

Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Information Disclosure (3035132)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-024

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3038680)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-025

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3040856)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-026

Vulnerability in NETLOGON Could Allow Spoofing (3002657)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-027

Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3030377)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-028

Vulnerability in Windows Photo Decoder Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3035126)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-029

Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (3039976)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-030

Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3046049)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-031

Suggested action

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

References

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/security/ms15-mar

CVE References: CVE-2015-0032, CVE-2015-0056, CVE-2015-0072, CVE-2015-0099, CVE-2015-0100, CVE-2015-1622, CVE-2015-0023, CVE-2015-0024, CVE-2015-0025, CVE-2015-0026, CVE-2015-0027, CVE-2015-0034, CVE-2015-0032, CVE-2015-0081, CVE-2015-0096, CVE-2015-0074, CVE-2015-0087, CVE-2015-0088, CVE-2015-0089, CVE-2015-0090, CVE-2015-0091, CVE-2015-0092, CVE-2015-0093, CVE-2015-0085, CVE-2015-0086, CVE-2015-0097, CVE-2015-1633, CVE-2015-1636, CVE-2015-0077, CVE-2015-0078, CVE-2015-0094, CVE-2015-0095, CVE-2015-0080, CVE-2015-0073, CVE-2015-0075, CVE-2015-0028, CVE-2015-0029, CVE-2015-0030, CVE-2015-0031, CVE-2015-0032, CVE-2015-0005, CVE-2015-0084, CVE-2015-0076, CVE-2015-0079, CVE-2015-1637.

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