This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on November 12, 2013.
This bulletin advance notification will be replaced with the November bulletin summary on November 12, 2013. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.
November Bulletins: Three Critical, Five Important.
Security Bulletin Severity Rating System
Clarification on Security Advisory 2896666 and the ANS for the November 2013 Security Bulletin Release
Dustin C. Childs
Microsoft released eight bulletins – four Critical and four Important – which address 26 unique CVEs in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, SharePoint, .NET Framework, Office, and Silverlight. For those who need to prioritize their deployment planning, Microsoft recommends focusing on MS13-080, MS13-081, and MS13-083.
MS13-080 — Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2879017)
MS13-081 — Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2870008)
MS13-082 — Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2878890)
MS13-083 — Vulnerability in Windows Common Control Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2864058)
MS13-084 — Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885089)
MS13-085 — Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885080)
MS13-086 — Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885084)
MS13-087 — Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Information Disclosure (2890788)
Advance notification for the release of 14 bulletins, four Critical and 10 Important, for September 2013. The Critical updates address issues in Internet Explorer, Outlook, SharePoint and Windows.
The bulletin release is scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month, Sept. 10, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. PDT.
Advance notification for the release of eight bulletins, three Critical and five Important, for August 2013. The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Exchange.
The bulletin release is scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month, August 13, 2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. PDT.