14 September 2010
Protect yourself against future threats.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2010.0206 Microsoft Bulletin Notification - September Pre-release Announcement 14 September 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office Operating System: Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade Member content until: Thursday, October 14 2010 OVERVIEW Microsoft will be releasing critical security patches for September for their products on Wednesday 15 September 2010 at: 4:00 am AEST (ACT, NSW, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria) 3:30 am ACST (NT, SA) 2:00 am AWST (WA) Further details are available from the Microsoft web site. [1,2] IMPACT Microsoft will be releasing nine security bulletins: Critical: - Two for Microsoft Windows - One for Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office - One for Microsoft Office Important: - Five for Microsoft Windows MITIGATION 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. REFERENCES  Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/advance.mspx  Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for September 2010 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-sep.mspx 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. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 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. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iD8DBQFMjvVY/iFOrG6YcBERAnnAAKDZ4R6i7oTq1Ix0V8DEBc1cRQPt0wCdFzyO 6d4tJzgtBxpDMGxY3e9DYuo= =E61r -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----