Microsoft’s January 2006 Patches

It is patch Tuesday (patch Wednesday for us here in the Philippines) once again.  And we have 3 new patches rated as critical due to a remote code execution vulnerability.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-001
Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (912919)

A vulnerability exists in the Graphics Rendering Engine that could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating  Critical

Impact of Vulnerability  Remote Code Execution
Affected Software   Windows
 
 
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-002
Vulnerability in Embedded Web Fonts Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908519)

A vulnerability exists when viewing Embedded Web Fonts that could lead to remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating  Critical

Impact of Vulnerability  Remote Code Execution
Affected Software   Windows

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-003
Vulnerability in TNEF Decoding in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (902412)

A vulnerability exists in TNEF messages that could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating  Critical

Impact of Vulnerability  Remote Code Execution
Affected Software   Exchange and Office

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