Microsoft has released their October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced notification.  Microsoft is planning to release 8 new security bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities.

Security Bulletin Breakdown:

  • 2 bulletins are rated as Critical
  • 6 bulletins are rated as Important
  • 6 vulnerabilities fixed could lead to Remote Code Execution
  • 1 vulnerability fixed could lead to Elevation of Privilege
  • 1 vulnerability fixed could lead to Denial of Service

Affected Products:

  • All supported Microsoft operating systems
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010
  • Microsoft Silverlight 4
  • Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010

I will be going through each bulletin thoroughly next Wednesday, October 12th at 11:00am CDT in part of our monthly Patch Tuesday webinar.  Click here to register for the webinar.

- Jason Miller