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October 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

This ‘Patch Tuesday’ for October 2011, sees the release of 8 bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities.


Bulletin Breakdown:

  • 2 bulletins are rated Critical, 6 are Important
  • 6 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution
  • 1 vulnerability can lead to Elevation of Privilege
  • 1 vulnerability can lead to Denial of Service

The following table summarises the security bulletins for this month in order of severity.

Bulletin ID Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software
Bulletin 1 Critical May require restart Microsoft .NET Framework,
Microsoft Silverlight
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 2 Critical Requires restart Microsoft Windows,
Internet Explorer
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 3 Important Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 4 Important May require restart Microsoft Windows
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 5 Important Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 6 Important May require restart Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway
Remote Code Execution
Bulletin 7 Important Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Elevation of Privilege
Bulletin 8 Important May require restart Microsoft Host Integration Server
Denial of Service

 

We will issue further information on the impact of this month’s updates once they have been released for testing from the 11th of October.

MC.

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