May 15th, 2008 by JM Hipolito (Technical Communications)
May’s Patch Tuesday came earlier this week, addressing six vulnerabilities. The latest batch of Microsoft Security Bulletin consisted of four security updates, with three rated as critical and one as moderate.
This batch includes a security update on the vulnerability found in Microsoft Jet Database Engine that was initially reported late March.
Here is the set of security advisories for May:
Risk Rating: Critical
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-026: Vulnerabilies in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951207)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-027: Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951208)
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-028: Vulnerability in Microsoft Jet Database Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950749)
Risk Rating: Moderate
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-029: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Could Allow Denial of Service (952044)
All users are strongly encouraged to download the mentioned patches from Microsoft immediately.