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Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – July 2009

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Today Adrian Stone and I conducted the security bulletin webcast for June covering the six bulletins we released yesterday and Security Advisory 973472 (vulnerability in Office Web Components). There were several questions about MS09-028 and MS09-032. These security updates addressed two open security advisories (971778 and 972890 respectively). One common question was “if I installed the Fix it workaround in the advisory, do I need to uninstall it before installing the update in the bulletin?

Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – June 2009

Friday, June 12, 2009

During the security bulletin webcast for June 2009, we answered a wide array of questions around the 10 bulletins we released. Of primary interest to customers, based on the number of questions we received on the topic, is the RPC issue addressed by MS09-026. As this issue affects third party products that utilize RPC in Windows, customers wanted to know if there is a way to tell if their third party product was vulnerable.

Security Bulletin Webcast Video, Questions and Answers – May 2009

Friday, May 15, 2009

In the May 2009 security bulletin webcast, we addressed several questions relating to MS09-017 in addition to questions about WSUS and MBSA. For those questions that came in after we concluded the webcast, we have provided answers in the published Q&A which you can find here: Also, here is the link to the Q&A index page in case you want to view previous months:

May 2009 Bulletin Release

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Summary of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletin release for May 2009. Today we released one security bulletin, MS09-017, affecting our PowerPoint products. This update addresses several vulnerabilities including the issue described in Microsoft Security Advisory 969136. In that advisory, we noted that we were aware of limited, targeted attacks. The security of our customers is important to us and due to these active attacks, we have released the updates for one product line (all versions of Microsoft Office for Windows) so that the majority of our customers can protect their systems.

March 2009 Security Bulletin Webcast Videos

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Hey everyone, Jerry Bryant here. I am back with the videos from yesterday’s security bulletin webcast. We got great responses to the overview video we posted on Tuesday. To compliment that, the videos below go in to more detail on each bulletin and the exploitability index. As always, please plan to attend our monthly security bulletin webcast live if you can as we staff those with subject matter experts to answer the questions you have about the bulletins we released.

February 2009 Security Bulletin Webcast Videos

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Hey everyone, This is Jerry Bryant, senior program manager on the security response communications team. We are already posting the Q&A from our monthly security bulletin webcasts here on the blog but if you attended our live webcast on Wednesday 2/11/2009, you may have heard Christopher Budd mention that we were recording the session and would be posting video as well.