Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary for March 2015

Number: AV15-021
Date: 10 March 2015


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


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


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3032359)

Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3040297)

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3041836)

Vulnerabilities in Adobe Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3032323)

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3038999)


Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3034344)

Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Information Disclosure (3035132)

Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3038680)

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3040856)

Vulnerability in NETLOGON Could Allow Spoofing (3002657)

Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3030377)

Vulnerability in Windows Photo Decoder Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3035126)

Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (3039976)

Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3046049)

Suggested action

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


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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