Microsoft Security Updates: October 2006

Microsoft has just posted their security patch bulletin for the month of October. As usual all required patches for your PC can be caught using Windows Update. A total of 10 patches were released this month including these 6 listed as 'Crtical':

MS06-057: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923191) Critical
This update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow remote code execution.

MS06-058: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924163) Critical
This update resolves vulnerabilities in PowerPoint that could allow remote code execution.

MS06-059: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924164) Critical
This update resolves vulnerabilities in Excel that could allow remote code execution.

MS06-060: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924554) Critical
This update resolves several vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word, the most critical of which could allow remote code execution.

MS06-061: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924191) Critical
This update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow remote code execution.

MS06-062: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (922581) Critical
This update resolves vulnerabilities in Office that could allow remote code execution.

View: Microsoft Windows Update
View: Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2006

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