Microsoft previews three critical bulletins

Summary:Microsoft on Thursday previewed three critical security bulletins addressing Internet Explorer, Bluetooth and DirectX in various flavors of Windows, including Vista.In its advance notification, Microsoft issued three critical bulletins for items to be patched June 10.

Microsoft on Thursday previewed three critical security bulletins addressing Internet Explorer, Bluetooth and DirectX in various flavors of Windows, including Vista.

In its advance notification, Microsoft issued three critical bulletins for items to be patched June 10.

Among the critical bulletins:

  • A Bluetooth bulletin covering a remote code execution issue in Windows XP and Vista.
  • An Internet Explorer remote code execution problem. Platforms affected include Windows 2000, XP and Vista. IE versions to be patched range from IE 5 to IE 7.
  • And a DirectX remote code execution flaw covering Windows 2000, XP and Windows Server 2003, Vista and Server 2008.

Topics: Software, Browser, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Windows

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