The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) updated their advance notification bulletin yesterday with the info concerning this months security related updates for Patch Tuesday.
- MS10-087 This bulletin resolves five issues affecting all currently supported Microsoft Office products. The bulletin is rated Critical for Office 2007 and Office 2010 due to a preview pane vector in Outlook that could trigger the vulnerability when a customer views a specially crafted malicious RTF (Rich Text Format) file. The update also addresses an Office vector for the vulnerability described in Security Advisory 2269637, which has been referred to as "DLL Preloading" and "Binary planting." MS10-087 is Microsoft’s top priority bulletin for deployment in November and has an Exploitability Index rating of 1.
- MS10-088 This bulletin resolves two cooperatively disclosed vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PowerPoint file. The overall severity rating is Important due to the user interaction required to open the malicious file and we give the bulletin a rating of 2 in our deployment priority assessment.
- MS10-089 This bulletin resolves four cooperatively disclosed vulnerabilities in Unified Access Gateway (UAG), which is a component of Microsoft Forefront. The most significant of these could allow elevation of privilege if a user clicks on a malicious link on a website. This update is offered through the Microsoft Download Center and is not available through Microsoft Update at this time. With an overall severity rating of Important and user interaction required to exploit, we also give this a deployment priority of 2.
Just a reminder that the webcast concerning these updates will happen later today.
Date: Wednesday, November 10
Time: 11:00 a.m. PST (UTC –8)