Microsoft has released Security Updates to address multiple vulnerabilities. Systems not updated are vulnerable to a malicious user gaining access to, running harmful software on, changing permissions on, or accessing unauthorized content.
The IT Security Office advises applying the updates as soon as possible. Some of the updates require a restart; please plan accordingly.
Security Bulletin Names:
Released: February 14, 2012
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.