Microsoft has announced their February 2012 Advanced Notification for the upcoming Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release nine security bulletins fixing 21 vulnerabilities.

Security Bulletin Breakdown:

  • 4 bulletins are rated as Critical
  • 5 bulletins are rated as Important
  • 7 vulnerabilities could lead to Remote Code Execution
  • 2 vulnerabilities could lead to Elevation of Privilege

Affected Products:

  • All supported Microsoft Operating systems
  • All supported Internet Explorer browsers
  • Visio Viewer 2010
  • SharePoint Server 2010
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Silverlight 4

There has been no word of other vendors planning to release new security bulletins, but we are constantly monitoring to find any other vendors planning on joining Microsoft's Patch Tuesday.

I will be talking about these patches along with the latest non-Microsoft patches that have been recently released next Wednesday, February 15th at 11:00am CST in part of our monthly Patch Tuesday webinar.  Click here to register for the webinar.

- Jason Miller