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Microsoft Security Bulletins for April 2009

by Donna Buenaventura / April 14, 2009 3:02 AM PDT

Microsoft has published eight new security bulletins today that affect Windows, Internet Explorer, Excel and ISA Server.

MS09-009 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Cause Remote Code Execution (968557)
MS09-010 - Vulnerabilities in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (960477)
MS09-011 - Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (961373)
MS09-012 - Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (959454)
MS09-013 - Vulnerabilities in Windows HTTP Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (960803)
MS09-014 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (963027)
MS09-015 - Blended Threat Vulnerability in SearchPath Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (959426)
MS09-016 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft ISA Server and Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Medium Business Edition) Could Cause Denial of Service (961759)

Security Bulletin summary is at:
For IT Pro: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-apr.mspx
For Home users: http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200904.mspx
MSRC blog is on the above bulletins: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/

You might want to use Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) to scan for missing security updates and common security misconfigurations.

Please do not download security updates from other sources (email, other website). It’s recommended to get them via Microsoft Update, Windows Update or Office Update website only. You can also get the updates via Automatic Update feature in Windows. Other sources of security updates is in Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update Catalog.

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