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December 2011- Microsoft Releases 13 Security Advisories
Severity
High

Description

Microsoft addresses the following vulnerabilities in its December batch of patches:

  • (MS11-087) Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639417)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a malicious Web page that embeds TrueType font files. Read more here.


  • (MS11-088) Vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2652016)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a logged-on user performed specific actions on a system where an affected version of the Microsoft Pinyin (MSPY) Input Method Editor (IME) for Simplified Chinese is installed. Read more here.


  • (MS11-089) Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2590602)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Word file. Read more here.


  • (MS11-090) Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (2618451)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft software. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page that uses a specific binary behavior in Internet Explorer. Read more here.


  • (MS11-091) Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2607702)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. Read more here.


  • (MS11-092) Vulnerability in Windows Media Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2648048)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center. Read more here.


  • (MS11-093) Vulnerability in OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2624667)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in all supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Read more here.


  • (MS11-094) Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639142)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PowerPoint file. Read more here.

  • (MS11-095) Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2640045)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Active Directory, Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS). Read more here.


  • (MS11-096) Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2640241)
    Risk Rating: Critical

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Excel file. Read more here.


  • (MS11-097) Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2620712)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application designed to send a device event message to a higher-integrity process. Read more here.


  • (MS11-098) Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2633171)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application designed to exploit the vulnerability. Read more here.


  • (MS11-099) Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2618444)
    Risk Rating: Important

    This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. Read more here.


Solution

Trend Micro Deep Security shields the following vulnerabilities using the specified rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with the Intrusion Defense Firewall plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Bulletin ID Vulnerability ID Rule Number & Title Deep Security Pattern Version Deep Security Pattern Release Date
MS11-087 CVE-2011-3402 1004858 - Identified Suspicious Microsoft Office Files With Embedded Dexter Font (CVE-2011-3402) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-090 CVE-2011-3397 1004876 - Microsoft Time Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3397) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-092 CVE-2011-3401 1004658 - Restrict Microsoft Windows Media DVR-MS File Download (CVE-2011-3401) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-094 CVE-2011-3413 1004883 - OfficeArt Shape RCE Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3413) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-094 CVE-2011-3396 1004877 - PowerPoint Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability Over Network Share (CVE-2011-3396) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-094 CVE-2011-3396 1004879 - PowerPoint Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability Over WebDAV (CVE-2011-3396) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-099 CVE-2011-2019 1004878 - Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability Over Network Share (CVE-2011-2019) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011
MS11-099 CVE-2011-2019 1004882 - Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability Over WebDav (CVE-2011-2019) 11-035 Dec 13, 2011


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