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Microsoft Releases 10 Security Bulletins

In one of its biggest monthly "Patch Tuesday" events yet, Microsoft posted 10 new security bulletins, seven of them for critical flaws that could allow attackers to remotely take control of a computer.

The new bulletins are Microsoft's 29th through 38th of the year. They follow a month when Microsoft released only one bulletin for flaw in Microsoft's component for processing JPEG images. Microsoft also on Tuesday released an updated version of its tool for detecting programs that require the patch for the JPEG component.

The bulletins are:

  • MS04-029 for an important flaw affecting Windows NT 4.
  • MS04-030 for an important flaw affecting Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 and IIS 5.0/5.1/6.0.
  • MS04-031 for an important flaw affecting Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
  • MS04-032 for a critical problem affecting Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
  • MS04-033 for a critical flaw affecting Office 2000, Office XP, Office 2001 for Mac and Office v. X for Mac and all corresponding versions of Excel.
  • MS04-034 for a critical flaw affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
  • MS04-035 for a critical flaw involving Windows 2003, Windows XP 64-bit Edition Version 2003 and Exchange Server 2003.
  • MS04-036 for a flaw affecting Windows NT, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003.
  • MS04-037 for a critical flaw affecting Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 98 and Windows ME.
  • MS04-038 for a critical flaw affecting Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 98 and Windows ME

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