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On April 13, 2010, Microsoft is planning to release 11 new security bulletins. Below is a summary.

Bulletin ID Maximum Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software*
Bulletin 1 Critical Remote Code Execution Requires restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Bulletin 2 Critical Remote Code Execution Requires restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Bulletin 3 Critical Remote Code Execution Requires restart Microsoft Windows 2000
Bulletin 4 Critical Remote Code Execution May require restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.
Bulletin 5 Critical Remote Code Execution May require restart Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
Bulletin 6 Important Elevation of Privilege Requires restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Bulletin 7 Important Remote Code Execution May require restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Bulletin 8 Important Remote Code Execution May require restart Microsoft Office
Bulletin 9 Important Denail of Service Requires restart Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.
Bulletin 10 Important Remote Code Execution May require restart Microsoft Office
Bulletin 11 Moderate Spoofing Requires restart Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.

 

* The list of affected software in the summary table is an abstract. To see the full list of affected components please click on the "Advance Notification Web Page" link below and review the "Affected Software" section.


Advance Notification Web Page: The full version of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for this month can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-apr.mspx.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool: Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.

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