Microsoft unlocked the security updates for June 2012 a few minutes ago which Windows users can now downloaded via the operating system's Windows Update feature. A total of seven different bulletins have been released which address issues in Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and the .NET Framework.
Three of the seven bulletins have received a maximum severity rating of critical, the highest rating possible, while the remaining four one of important. This means that at least one product is critically affected by the vulnerabilities that it fixes.
Take a look at the Bulletin Deployment Priorities, and the Severity and Exploitability Index below. The first is a suggestion by Microsoft on how the bulletins should be deployed on affected systems, the second a visual representation of the risk and impact of each individual bulletin.
Here is a list of all bulletins and their description.
All security bulletins are already available via Windows Update. It may be necessary to click on the check for updates button in the interface to force the program to retrieve the new update information, as Windows is not checking all the time for new updates.
Updates, including the June 2012 security ISO image, will also be made available on Microsoft's Download Center. It usually takes some time before they are listed there though.
You can follow the links above for detailed information about each of the bulletins that Microsoft has released in June 2012. If you need an executive's overview, try the June 2012 Bulletin Summary page instead, or the Microsoft Security Response Center blog post.Advertisement
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