Published: 2008-01-14T21:20+00:00    Last Updated: 2008-01-21T14:55+00:00

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities


Microsoft has released updates that address critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code, gain elevated privileges, or crash a vulnerable system.

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Date (UTC)Description
2008-01-16 18:02 Symantec
ThreatCON (2) => (1)
The ThreatCon is at level 1.
2008-01-09 12:01 Symantec
ThreatCON (1) => (2)
Microsoft has released two security bulletins, one of which is a critical flaw affecting Windows XP, 2003, and Vista. Apply updates immediately.
2008-01-09 01:59 JPCERT/CC
JPCERT-AT-2008-0001: Jan 2008 Microsoft Security Bulletin (including one critical patch)
2008-01-08 22:29 SANS Internet Storm Center
January Black Tuesday overview
Overview of the January 2008 Microsoft patches and their status.
2008-01-08 20:23 US-CERT
TA08-008A: Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities
Via US-CERT Mailing List
2008-01-08 08:00 Microsoft
MS08-JAN: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2008
Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered vulnerabilities.
2008-01-08 05:49 US-CERT
Microsoft Releases January Security Bulletin
US-CERT Current Activity
Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Windows as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2008.
2008-01-08 IBM Internet Security Systems
Multiple (3) Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Remote Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities
Two vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows TCP/IP could allow remote code execution, and one vulnerability could allow a remote denial of service (DoS) and possibly remote code execution.

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