Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for march 13, 2012 Note: There may be latency issues due to replication, if the page does not display keep refreshing Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s). Note: www.microsoft.com/technet/security and www.microsoft.com/security are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details. Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided. Bulletin Summary: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-mar Critical (1) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-020 - Critical Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2671387) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-020 Important (4) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-017 - Important Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2647170) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-017 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-018 - Important Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2641653) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-018 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-021 - Important Vulnerability in Visual Studio Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2651019) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-021 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-022 - Important Vulnerability in Expression Design Could Allow Remote Code Execution (265101 Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-022 moderate (1) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-019 - Moderate Vulnerability in DirectWrite Could Allow Denial of Service (2665364) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-019 Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so. If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact Product Support Services in the United States at 1-866-PCSafety 1-866-727-2338. International customers should contact their local subsidiary. As always, download the updates only from the vendors website - visit Windows Update and Office Update or Microsoft Update websites. You may also get the updates thru Automatic Updates functionality in Windows system. Security Tool Find out if you are missing important Microsoft product updates by using MBSA.