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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: August 2008 Security Bulletin

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Qualys® Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new vulnerability checks in QualysGuard® to protect organizations against the 11 new vulnerabilities present in Microsoft Windows. Customers can immediately audit their networks for these and other recent vulnerabilities by accessing their QualysGuard subscription.

Microsoft released on August 12, 11 security patches to fix newly discovered flaws in Microsoft Windows. The Qualys Vulnerability R&D Lab has released the following checks for these new vulnerabilities, including:


– Microsoft Access Snapshot Viewer ActiveX Control Vulnerability
– Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution
– Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution
– Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution
– Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update
– More…

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Related Coverage:
Microsoft Fixes IE, Office in Big Month of Security Updates, by Elizabeth Montalbano, IDG News Service
Microsoft Issues Massive Security Update for Windows, by Greg Keizer, Computerworld

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