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Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for August 2008

Published: August 7, 2008

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification issued: August 7, 2008
Microsoft Security Bulletins to be issued: August 12, 2008

This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on August 12, 2008.

This bulletin advance notification will be replaced with the August bulletin summary on August 12, 2008. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.

Bulletin Information

Executive Summaries

This advance notification provides the software subject as the bulletin identifier, because the official Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers are not issued until release. The bulletin summary that replaces this advance notification will have the proper Microsoft Security Bulletin numbers (in the MSyy-xxx format) as the bulletin identifier. The security bulletins for this month are as follows, in order of severity:

Critical (7)

Bulletin Identifier Windows 1 Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows.

Bulletin Identifier IE Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update requires a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer.

Bulletin Identifier Media Player Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update may require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows.

Bulletin Identifier Access Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update does not require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Office.

Bulletin Identifier Excel Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update does not require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Office.

Bulletin Identifier PowerPoint Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update does not require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Office.

Bulletin Identifier Office Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update does not require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Office.

Important (5)

Bulletin Identifier Windows 2 Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Impact of Vulnerability: Information Disclosure
The update requires a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows.

Bulletin Identifier Windows 3 Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update requires a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows.

Bulletin Identifier OE Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Impact of Vulnerability: Information Disclosure
The update may require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows, Outlook Express, Windows Mail.

Bulletin Identifier Messenger Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Impact of Vulnerability: Information Disclosure
The update requires a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Windows, Windows Messenger.

Bulletin Identifier Word Bulletin
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
The update does not require a restart.
Affected Software: Microsoft Office.

Other Information

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.

August 2008 Security Releases ISO Image

Disclaimer

The information provided in the Microsoft Knowledge Base is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Microsoft disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

Source/full bulletin: Microsoft TechNet

August 2008 Security Releases ISO Image

This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on August 12th, 2008. The image does not contain security updates for other Microsoft products. This DVD5 ISO image is intended for administrators that need to download multiple individual language versions of each security update and that do not use an automated solution such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). You can use this ISO image to download multiple updates in all languages at the same time.

Important: Be sure to check the individual security bulletins at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security prior to deployment of these updates to ensure that the files have not been updated at a later date.

Quick Details ISO image file

File Name: Windows-KB913086-200808.iso

Version: 913086

Security Bulletins: MS08-022 MS08-050 MS08-049 MS08-048 MS08-047 MS08-046 MS08-045

Knowledge Base (KB) Articles: KB944338 KB946648 KB950974 KB951066 KB952954 KB953733 KB953838

Date Published: 8/12/2008

Download Size: 1292.1 MB

*** Full details and download: Microsoft Download Center

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1 Comment »

  1. Not that I’m totally impressed, but this is more than I expected for when I found a link on SU telling that the info here is awesome. Thanks.

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