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August 2013 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

This ‘Patch Tuesday’ for August 2013, sees the release of 8 bulletins:

Bulletin Breakdown:

  • 3 bulletins are rated as Critical
  • 5 Bulletin is rated as Important

Affected Products:

  • All Internet Explorer versions
  • All supported Windows Operating Systems

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
Remote Code Execution
Requires restart Microsoft Windows,
Internet Explorer
Bulletin 2 Critical
Remote Code Execution
May require restart Microsoft Windows
Bulletin 3 Critical
Remote Code Execution
May require restart Microsoft Server Software
Bulletin 4 Important
Elevation of Privilege
Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Bulletin 5 Important
Elevation of Privilege
Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Bulletin 6 Important
Denial of Service
Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Bulletin 7 Important
Denial of Service
Requires restart Microsoft Windows
Bulletin 8 Important
Information Disclosure
May require restart Microsoft Windows

 

We will issue further information on the impact of this month’s updates once they have been released for testing from the 14th of August.

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