If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy
James Madison (American 4th US President (1809-17), and one of the founding fathers of his country. 1751-1836)

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Tuesday = Patch Day

Well another patch Tuesday is upon without further is the download list with what I hope will be a brief explanation of each:

April 2007 Security Releases ISO Image: Download
- ISO image that contains all the Windows updates that were released today. There are no other patches for any other Microsoft products are included in this ISO.
- ISO contains the following patches:
Security Bulletins:MS07-017MS07-019 MS07-020 MS07-021 MS07-022 Knowledge Base (KB) Articles:KB925902 KB931261 KB932168 KB930178 KB931784

Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830): Download
- Just a general update that is inline with this quote from Microsoft:
Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2007] (KB905866): Download (Requires Validation)
- This one is for Vista only!
- It is a definition update for the Junk E-mail filter.

Update for Windows XP (KB932168): Download
- This patch is for Windows XP Service Pack 2!
- This is a patch for the following vulnerability as described by Microsoft(more info HERE)
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Agent in the way that it handles certain specially crafted URLs.
Security Bulletins:MS07-020
Knowledge Base (KB) Articles:KB932168

There were also a few patches for the various language packs and a few other releases from yesterday. All of the released patches can be found HERE!

- Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2007 @ Microsoft
- Patch Tuesday: April 10, 2007 @ eEye

No comments: