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  Microsoft Security Bulletin for October 2006
Microsoft Posted by Fabian Wenk on Wednesday October 11, @09:29AM
from the patches-and-ms-d/l-servers-not-ready dept.
Last night Microsoft has released the Security Bulletin Summary for October, 2006. There are 6 critical, 1 important, 2 moderate and 1 low update.
If Automatic Update is not activated yet, then you must visit Microsoft Update to install the Security Updates. Also updates for MS Office are available, see Office Update at Office Online.

The update MS06-057 fix the problem described in the Avoid Active-X in Microsoft Internet Explorer posting.
The updates MS06-058 and MS06-060 for MS Office also close some to the public already know critical problems which could allow to execute malicious programm code.

For detailed informations see the following bulletins:

  • MS06-056 Vulnerability in ASP.NET 2.0 Could Allow Information Disclosure (922770) - Moderate
  • MS06-057 Vulnerability in Windows Explorer Could Allow Remote Execution (923191) - Critical
  • MS06-058 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924163) - Critical
  • MS06-059 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924164) - Critical
  • MS06-060 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924554) - Critical
  • MS06-061 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924191) - Critical
  • MS06-062 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (922581) - Critical
  • MS06-063 Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Denial of Service (923414) - Important
  • MS06-064 Vulnerabilities in TCP/IP IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (922819) - Low
  • MS06-065 Vulnerability in Windows Object Packager Could Allow Remote Execution (924496) - Moderate

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