Hold on tight; the day we anxiously await every month will soon be upon us, and September’s patch Tuesday looks like it will be a doozy.Microsoft has pre-announced the release of 14 bulletins with four of those being rated as critical. See Microsoft’s announcement here.

Security Bulletin Breakdown:

  • Four bulletins are rated as Critical.
  • Ten bulletins are rated as Important.

Vulnerability Impact:

  • Eight bulletins address vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote Code Execution.
  • Three bulletins address vulnerabilities that could lead to Elevation of Privilege.
  • Two bulletins address vulnerabilities that could lead to Denial of Service.

Affected Products:

  • All Internet Explorer versions
  • All supported Windows operating systems
  • Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3, 2010, 2013, Office for Mac, Office Compatibility Pack SP3
  • SharePoint Server 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3 (32- and 64-bit), 20120 SP1 & SP2, 2013
  • Office Web apps 2010 SP1 and SP2
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2003 SP3

I will review the Microsoft releases for the September Patch Tuesday in our next monthly patch Tuesday webcast which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 11 at 11 a.m. CDT. I will also discuss other non-Microsoft releases that have occurred since the August Patch Tuesday. You can register for the Patch Tuesday webcast here.

Chris Goettl