Patch Tuesday Analysis for April 2010

This chart will help you prioritize and optimize your patch efforts.

BulletinExploit Types
/Technologies Affected
System Types AffectedExploit
details public?
/ Being exploited?
Comprehensive,
practical
workaround
available?
MS severity ratingProducts AffectedNotesRandy's recommendation
MS10-026

977816
Arbitrary code

/ MPEG Layer-3 codecs
Workstations
Terminal Servers
No/NoYesCritical Win2000
XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Restart may be req'dPatch after testing
MS10-029

978338
Spoofing

/ Windows
Workstations
Servers
No/NoYesModerate XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Restart Req'd; Only systems with ISATAPPatch after testing
MS10-027

979402
Arbitrary code

/ Windows Media Player
Workstations
Terminal Servers
No/NoNoCritical Win2000
XP
Media Player 9 onlyPatch after testing
MS10-021

979683
Privilege elevation

/ Windows
Workstations
Terminal Servers
No/NoNoImportant Win2000
XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Windows 7
Win2008 R2
Restart Req'dPatch after testing
MS10-028

980094
Arbitrary code

/ Office Visio
Workstations
Terminal Servers
No/NoNoImportant Visio 2003
Visio 2002
Visio 2007
 Patch after testing
MS10-020

980232
Arbitrary code

/ SMB Client
Workstations
Servers
Yes/NoNoCritical Win2000
XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Windows 7
Win2008 R2
Restart Req'dPatch after testing
MS10-025

980858
Arbitrary code

/ Windows
Win Media Services Servers
No/NoNoCritical Win2000
Restart Req'dPatch after testing
MS10-023

981160
Arbitrary code

/ Office Publisher
Workstations
Terminal Servers
No/NoNoImportant Office XP
Office 2003
Office 2007
 Patch after testing
MS10-022

981169
Arbitrary code

/ Windows
Workstations
Terminal Servers
Yes/NoNoImportant Win2000
XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Windows 7
Win2008 R2
  
MS10-019

981210
Arbitrary code

/ Windows
Workstations
Servers
No/NoNoCritical Win2000
XP
Win2003
Vista
Win2008
Windows 7
Win2008 R2
Restart Req'dPatch after testing
MS10-024

981832
Denial of service

/ SMTP
Workstations
Servers
Yes/NoNoImportant Win2000
XP
Win2003
Win2008
Exchange 2000
Exchange 2007
Exchange 2003
Win2008 R2
Exchange 2010
 Patch after testing

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