Vulnerability

December 2009 - Microsoft Releases 6 Security Advisories

Publish date: February 04, 2011

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

08 DEC 2009


DESCRIPTION

Microsoft addressed the following vulnerabilities in its December batch of patches:

  • (MS09-071) Vulnerabilities in Internet Authentication Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (974318)

    This security update resolves several vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if messages received by the Internet Authentication Service server are copied incorrectly into memory when handling PEAP authentication attempts.

  • (MS09-074) Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Project Could Allow Remote Code Execution (967183)

    This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office Project. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Project file.

  • (MS09-072) Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (976325)

    This security update resolves several vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer.

  • (MS09-069) Vulnerability in Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Could Allow Denial of Service (974392)

    This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow a denial of service if a remote, authenticated attacker, sends a specially crafted ISAKMP message to the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) on an affected system.

  • (MS09-070) Vulnerabilities in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (971726)

    This security update resolves several vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sent a specially crafted HTTP request to an ADFS-enabled Web server.

  • (MS09-073) Vulnerability in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975539)

    This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft WordPad and Microsoft Office text converters. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted Word 97 file is opened in WordPad or Microsoft Office Word.

TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities. Please refer to the filter number and filter name when applying appropriate DPI and/or IDF rules.

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