Microsoft posted the Security Bulletin Summary for February 2012, “9 new security bulletins addressing 21 vulnerabilitie in the products such as Windows, Internet Explorer, SharePoint, .Net Framework, Silverlight, and Office.”
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-008 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows – KB2660465
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-009 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows – KB2645640
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-010 – Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer – KB2647516 – This security update resolves 5 privately reported vulnerabilities in IE and posts a new IE 9.0.5 to Windows Update.
“The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted Web page using IE. An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less affected than users who operate with administrative user rights,” explains IE team.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-011 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint – KB2663841
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-012 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows – KB2643719
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-013 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows – KB2654428
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-014 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows – KB2661637
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-015 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office – KB2663510
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-016 – Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework and Silverlight – KB2651026
Also, the Update Rollup 1.1 for Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 is now available via Windows Update. “If you have enabled your MultiPoint Server for automatic updates and haven’t installed it yet, it will be installed as part of patch Tuesday,” posted Microsoft.
All previous fixes are included in this Update Rollup, including the fully localized support for Arabic and Hebrew from Update Rollup 1.
UR1.1 is also available here on the Microsoft Download Center.
More information about UR1.1 can be found in KB2626067.
Microsoft also added a new product family to WSUS server today – “System Center,” which will contain updates for versions 2012 and higher of System Center products, which include System Center 2012, a product that combines following components.
The System Center product family will allow a variety of update types, e.g. service packs, optional updates, critical updates, and security updates. System Center updates will also be available in the Microsoft Update Catalog.
- Operations Manager
- Configuration Manager
- Data Protection Manager
- Service Manager
- Virtual Machine Manager
- Endpoint Protection
- App Controller
“You will see new product categories appear under the System Center product family as new updates are available for each product or product component. The first product category to be added will be System Center Advisor,” posted Microsoft.
For additional information about System Center Advisor here.
You can watch the overview video of the February 2012 Security Bulletin Release:
Update 02/18: February 2012 Security Bulletin Webcast and Q&A video added: