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Windows Updates Fix Code Execution, DoS, and Privilege Elevation Flaws

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: All current versions of Windows (and related components like the .NET Framework and VBScript Engine) How an attacker exploits them: ?Multiple vectors of attack, including luring users to malicious web sites or into viewing malicious vector graphics Impact: In the worst case, an attacker can gain complete control of your Windows computer What to do: Install the appropriate Microsoft patches as soon as possible, or let Windows Automatic Update do it for you Exposure: Today, Microsoft released five security bulletins describing seven vulnerabilities in Windows and its components. A remote attacker could exploit the worst of these flaws to potentially gain complete control of your Windows PC. We recommend you download, test, and deploy these critical updates as quickly as possible.

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Windows Updates Fix Code Execution, DoS, and Privilege Elevation Flaws
February 12, 2014 — Category: Security Alerts