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April 2012 - Microsoft Releases 6 Security Advisories

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

10 APR 2012


DESCRIPTION

Microsoft addresses the following vulnerabilities in its April batch of patches:



  • (MS12-023) Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2675157)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities found in Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9. Any of the said versions of Internet Explorer installed on normal Windows operating systems are more vulnerable than that of same versions installed on Windows server operating systems. More information is found here.


  • (MS12-024) Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2653956)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a vulnerability found in the Windows Authenticode Signature Verification. The vulnerability exists in the way the said function verifies portable executable (PE) files. Read more here.


  • (MS12-025) Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2671605)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a vulnerability found in the .NET Framework that when exploited could allow remote code execution. The vulnerability exists on several versions of .NET Framework installed on specific Windows operating systems. Read more here.


  • (MS12-026) Vulnerabilities in Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2663860)
    Risk Rating: Important

    Two vulnerabilities found in several versions of Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 are resolved by applying this particular update. When exploited, one of the vulnerabilities may allow information disclosure. More information can be found here.


  • (MS12-027) Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2664258)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This particular security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows common controls. The said function is found in several Microsoft applications. When the vulnerability is successfully exploited, a remote attacker could execute code on the vulnerable system. Read more here.


  • (MS12-028) Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639185)
    Risk Rating: Important

    A vulnerability found in Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Works is solved by applying this particular update. Users who do not have administrator privileges on an affected system are less affected by this vulnerability. Read more here.


TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

Trend Micro Deep Security shields the following vulnerabilities using the specified rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with the Intrusion Defense Firewall plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Bulletin ID Vulnerability ID Rule Number & Title Deep Security Pattern Version Deep Security Pattern Release Date
MS12-023 CVE-2012-0170 1004970 - Microsoft Internet Explorer 'OnReadyStateChange' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0170) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
CVE-2012-0172 1004971 - VML Style Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0172) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
CVE-2012-0171 1004975 - Microsoft Internet Explorer 'selectAll' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0171) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
MS12-025 CVE-2012-0163 1004979 - Microsoft .NET Framework Parameter Validation Vulnerability-2 (CVE-2012-0163) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
1004976 - Microsoft .NET Framework Parameter Validation Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0163) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
MS12-026 CVE-2012-0147 1004974 - Unfiltered Access to UAG Default Website Vulnerability-2 (CVE-2012-0147) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
MS12-027 CVE-2012-0158 1004973 - MSCOMCTL.OCX RCE Vulnerability For Rich Text File(CVE-2012-0158) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
1004977 - Restrict Microsoft Windows Common ListView And TreeView ActiveX Controls 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
1004978 - MSCOMCTL.OCX RCE Vulnerability For Office Binary File (CVE-2012-0158) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012
MS12-028 CVE-2012-0177 1004978 - Microsoft Office WPS Converter Heap Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0177) 12-010 Apr 10, 2012

Note: Rules 1004976 and 1004974 are not applicable to Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin.

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