February's Patch Tuesday Has Something for Everyone


Whether you're using Windows and IE, managing Microsoft Exchange or SQL Server at work, or using Microsoft Office, this month's Patch Tuesday has a security update for you . All four security bulletins address Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities in recent and current service packs for each product listed:

  • IE 7: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Office: Visio 2002, 2003, 2007
  • SQL: SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine on Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003; Windows Internal Database (WYukon) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008; SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005
  • Exchange Server: Exchange 2000 Server, Exchange Server 2003, Exchange Server 2007

But Wait, There's More!

Other updates to be released tomorrow include:

  • Cumulative Update for Windows Vista Media Center (KB960544)
  • Cumulative Update for Windows Vista Media Center TVPack (KB958653)
  • Upgrade Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB960715)
  • February 2009 updates for Windows Mail Junk Email Filter (KB905866) and Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)

For details, look up the KB article numbers starting Tuesday.

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