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November 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

5 November 2010 by James Crawshaw

This Patch Tuesday’ for November 2010, sees the release of 3 bulletins addressing 11 vulnerabilities.

No bulletins directly affect Windows; only 1 bulletin is considered Critical severity rating.

Bulletin ID Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software
Bulletin 1 Critical
Remote Code Execution
May require restart Microsoft Office
Bulletin 2 Important
Remote Code Execution
May require restart Microsoft Office
Bulletin 3 Important
Elevation of Privilege
May require restart Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway

It should be noted that whilst these bulletins do not directly affect Windows, if you have Office components installed on your Operating System, you may be affected.

In addition, November has also already seen announcement of a Security Advisory for Internet Explorer which should certainly concern those using the product or developing sites to be viewed by it.

We will issue further information on the impact of this months updates once they have been released for testing early next week.

The ‘Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for November 2010’ page here should be referenced for detailed information on how these updates are to affect your servers or solutions when released on 9th November (as usual, as a UKFast customer, you benefit from these updates being applied automatically