Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for May 13 2008

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    Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for May 13 2008

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    Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

    Note: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security and http://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://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-may.mspx

    Critical (3)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-026
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951207)
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=117295

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-027
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951208
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=117907

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-028
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Jet Database Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950749)
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=114750

    Moderate (1)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-029
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Could Allow Denial of Service (952044)
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=117943

    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.

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    TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft May Security Bulletins (Level 200)
    Event ID: 1032357221


    Language(s): English.
    Product(s): Security.
    Audience(s): IT Professionals.

    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Start Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

    Event Overview

    On May 13, 2008, Microsoft releases its monthly security bulletins. Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the May security bulletins. The intent of this webcast is to address your concerns. Therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from our security experts.

    Presenters: Bill Sisk, Security Response Communications Manager, Microsoft Corporation, and Adrian Stone, Lead Security Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

    Register now for the May security bulletin webcast.
     
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    May 2008 Security Releases ISO Image
    Brief Description
    This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on May 13th, 2008.

    Overview
    This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on May 13th, 2008. The image does not contain security updates for other Microsoft products. This DVD5 ISO image is intended for administrators that need to download multiple individual language versions of each security update and that do not use an automated solution such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). You can use this ISO image to download multiple updates in all languages at the same time.

    Important:
    Be sure to check the individual security bulletins at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security prior to deployment of these updates to ensure that the files have not been updated at a later date.

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...1a-7801-4074-8e40-cab74d586a6c&DisplayLang=en
     
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    Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions - May 14, 2008

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    Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions
    Issued: May 14, 2008
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    Summary
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    The following bulletins have undergone a minor revision increment.
    Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

    * MS08-026 - Critical
    * MS08-017 - Critical

    Bulletin Information:
    =====================

    * MS08-026 - Critical
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-026.mspx


    - Reason for Revision: V1.1 (May 14, 2008 Updated the Deployment
    Information sections for Office 2004 for Mac and Office 2008
    for Mac to link to the Microsoft Download Center. Also added
    entry to Update FAQ to clarify why the update for Outlook
    2007 is rated Critical.
    - Originally posted: May 13, 2008
    - Updated: May 14, 2008
    - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
    - Version: 1.1

    * MS08-017 - Critical
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-017.mspx

    - Reason for Revision: V1.3 (May 14, 2008 Bulletin updated to add
    a link to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 933103 under Known
    Issues in the Executive Summary.
    - Originally posted: March 11, 2008
    - Updated: May 14, 2008
    - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
    - Version: 1.3
     
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