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Among the other bulletins, Bulletin 1 is aimed at closing an exploit that appears to target Internet Explorer versions 6 through 10, and are marked as critical for Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Windows 8 and Windows RT. It also applies to Server 2008 and 2008 R2, 2012, where it is ranked as moderate.
Bulletin 2 is marked as Critical for XP Service Pack 3, Windows 2003 Service Pack 2, Vista Service Pack 2, Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows 7, Server 2008, Windows 8 and Windows RT. Bulletin 5 impacts much the same family with the exception of Windows 8.
Bulletin 3 involves remote code execution opportunity involving Microsoft Word. Bulletin 5 is a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows file handling component of Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.
The remaining two bulletins are rated as important. Impacted products include all versions of the Windows operating system.
"Right now it appears that everything is likely to be on the down low instead of exploited in the wild," summarized Horan. "But security professionals better get a good night's sleep on Monday, because you're not going home for a while on Tuesday."
PUBLISHED DEC. 6, 2012