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AUSCERT Security Bulletin
Microsoft Bulletin Notification - March Pre-release Announcement
30 March 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Internet Explorer
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Member content until: Thursday, April 29 2010
Microsoft will be releasing out-of-band critical security patches
for March for Internet Explorer on Wednesday 31 March 2010 at:
5:00 am AEDT (ACT, NSW, Tasmania, Victoria)
4:30 am ACDT (SA)
4:00 am AEST (Queensland)
3:30 am ACST (NT)
3:00 am AWDT (WA)
Further details are available from the Microsoft web site. [1,2]
Microsoft will be releasing one security bulletin.
- Internet Explorer
AusCERT advises that system administrators consider patching their
machines as quickly as possible following their release by Microsoft.
Bulletin information will be available from the Microsoft web site
soon after their release, and AusCERT will be distributing bulletins
to AusCERT members on Wednesday.
Historically, exploits targeting Microsoft vulnerabilities are
released in the days immediately following their announcement, so it
is critical that system administrators apply patches or mitigate
vulnerabilities as quickly as possible.
 Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification
 Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for March 2010
AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained
in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information
described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to
follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is
the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in
accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT
takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or
acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin.
If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in
any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT
Incident Reporting Form at:
Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031
Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
On call after hours for member emergencies only.
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