By Brian Prince
Three of the seven Patch Tuesday bulletins are critical, including one
affecting multiple versions of IE.
Microsoft is prepping a security update for the June 10 Patch Tuesday
with seven bulletins, including three rated "critical" for issues
affecting Internet Explorer, DirectX and Bluetooth.
Microsoft did not release any details of the security issues in its
monthly notification, but all three bulletins address vulnerabilities
that allow for remote code execution. The IE bulletin affects a number
of versions of the browser, including Windows Internet Explorer 7,
across the Windows 2000, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2003 and 2008
The DirectX bulletin similarly affects those five platforms, while the
Bluetooth bulletin affects only Vista and XP.
Also included in the Patch Tuesday update will be three bulletins rated
"important" that deal with vulnerabilities in PGM, Active Directory and
WINS. The vulnerabilities involving PGM and Active Directory can cause a
denial-of-service condition, while the WINS bulletin addresses an
The final bulletin, rated "moderate," deals with Kill Bit and can result
in remote code execution.
Microsoft issued four security bulletins in May for Patch Tuesday. The
seven slated to be issued June 10 would bring the total number of
bulletins to 36 so far in 2008.
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