November 30, 2021


CamSA12-03: Microsoft Update for Multiple Vulnerabilities for March 2012

I. Overview 

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2012. The information include 4 critical and 5 importants patches.

This vulnerability can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your files or system.

II. Effected System

– Windows Operating System and Components
– Microsoft Developer Tools and Software

III. Patches

– MS12-020: Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2671387)

– MS12-017: Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2647170)

– MS12-018: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2641653)

– MS12-021: Vulnerability in Visual Studio Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2651019)

– MS12-022: Vulnerability in Expression Design Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2651018)

– MS12-019: Vulnerability in DirectWrite Could Allow Denial of Service (2665364)

IV. Solutions

Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2012, which describes any known issues related to the updates. Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any potentially adverse effects. In addition, administrators should consider using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). Home users are encouraged to enable automatic updates.

V. Contact Information

– Email:

– Tel: (855) 92 335 536 – (855) 16 888 209

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