By Thomas Claburn
July 8, 2008
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) on Tuesday released its security patches for
July. These include four Security Bulletins that address nine
Microsoft rated each of the four Security Bulletins "important," which
the company defines thus: "A vulnerability whose exploitation could
result in compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability
of users' data, or of the integrity or availability of processing
The bulletins include "Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server Could
Allow Elevation of Privilege" (MS08-040), "Vulnerability in Windows
Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution" (MS08-038), "Vulnerabilities
in DNS Could Allow Spoofing" (MS08-037), and "Vulnerabilities in Outlook
Web Access for Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege"
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