Last Updated: 2010-08-12 18:46:38 UTC
by Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaez (Version: 2)
Overview of the June 2010 Microsoft Patches and their status.
|#||Affected||Contra Indications||Known Exploits||Microsoft rating||ISC rating(*)|
|MS10-032||Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (Replaces MS09-065 )|
|KB 979559||no known exploits.||Severity:Important
|MS10-033||Vulnerabilities in Media Decompression Could Allow Remote Code Execution (Replaces MS09-028 MS09-047 MS08-033 )|
|DirectShow, DirectX, Windows Media Format Runtime, COM
|KB 979902||no known exploits.||Severity:Critical
|MS10-034||Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (Replaces MS10-008 )|
|ActiveX, Internet Explorer 8
|KB 980195||no known exploits.||Severity:Critical
|MS10-035||Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (Replaces MS10-018 )|
|KB 982381||no known exploits.||Severity:Critical
|MS10-036||Vulnerabilities in COM validation in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (Replaces MS08-055 MS10-017 MS10-028 MS09-068 MS09-017 MS10-023 MS10-004 MS09-027 )|
|KB 983285||no known exploits.||Severity:Important
|MS10-037||Vulnerability in the OpenType Compact Font Format (CFF) Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege|
|KB 980218||no known exploits.||Severity:Important
|MS10-038||Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (Replaces MS10-017 )|
|KB 2027452||no known exploits.||Severity:Important
|MS10-039||Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (Replaces MS08-077 )|
|MS Infopath, Sharepoint Services
|KB 2028554||exploits available||Severity:Important
|MS10-040||Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in IIS|
|KB 982666||no known exploits.||Severity:Important
|MS10-041||.Net Framework Data Tampering (Replaces MS09-061 )|
|KB 981343||exploits available.||Severity:Important
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- We use 4 levels:
- PATCH NOW: Typically used where we see immediate danger of exploitation. Typical environments will want to deploy these patches ASAP. Workarounds are typically not accepted by users or are not possible. This rating is often used when typical deployments make it vulnerable and exploits are being used or easy to obtain or make.
- Critical: Anything that needs little to become "interesting" for the dark side. Best approach is to test and deploy ASAP. Workarounds can give more time to test.
- Important: Things where more testing and other measures can help.
- Less Urgent: Typically we expect the impact if left unpatched to be not that big a deal in the short term. Do not forget them however.
- The difference between the client and server rating is based on how you use the affected machine. We take into account the typical client and server deployment in the usage of the machine and the common measures people typically have in place already. Measures we presume are simple best practices for servers such as not using outlook, MSIE, word etc. to do traditional office or leisure work.
- The rating is not a risk analysis as such. It is a rating of importance of the vulnerability and the perceived or even predicted threat for affected systems. The rating does not account for the number of affected systems there are. It is for an affected system in a typical worst-case role.
- Only the organization itself is in a position to do a full risk analysis involving the presence (or lack of) affected systems, the actually implemented measures, the impact on their operation and the value of the assets involved.
- All patches released by a vendor are important enough to have a close look if you use the affected systems. There is little incentive for vendors to publicize patches that do not have some form of risk to them
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