Security Updates for June 2012


Last Tuesday, June 12, Microsoft issued seven bulletins that addressed multiple security flaws. Three bulletins were labeled as critical. Systems affected:

  • Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • .NET Framework
  • Office
  • Visual Basic
  • Dynamics AX

Read the full Microsoft Security Bulletin summary here.

MIT WAUS has released the patches to subscribers. They are also available through the operating system’s Windows Update tool.


Adobe released fixes for Flash Player last week. You can get the latest Flash Player for your browser from If you are using Google Chrome, new versions of Flash Player will be automatically installed as they become available.

Oracle and Apple

Updates for Java were released in OS X 2012-004 and in OS X 10.6.9, bringing the latest release Java 6 update 33 and Java 7 update 5. These fixes address 14 vulnerabilities in Java and can be obtained from or by checking for updates on OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7).


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