Cisco Event Response: Microsoft Security Bulletin Release for May 2012
May 8, 2012
Microsoft published its monthly security bulletin release on
May 8, 2012. Microsoft released seven bulletins that addressed 23 vulnerabilities. The bulletins address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Silverlight, and Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain escalated privileges, cause a denial of service (DoS) condition, or execute code on a targeted system.
Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletins
provide identification and mitigation techniques that administrators can
deploy on Cisco network devices. Cisco
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) signatures; Cisco ACE Application Control Engine; and
firewall inspection are discussed
in this bulletin.
Security Manager helps enable enterprises to manage and scale security
operations efficiently and accurately. Its end-to-end tools provide
consistent policy enforcement, quick troubleshooting of security events,
and summarized reports from across the security deployment.
Appliance (formerly Cisco Clean Access) uses your organization's
network infrastructure to enforce security policy compliance on all
devices that attempt to gain access.
Identity Services Engine gathers information from users, devices,
infrastructure, and network services to enable organizations to enforce
contextual-based business policies across the network. It provides network
visibility for advanced discovery and troubleshooting and combines
authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling,
and guest management.
Cisco IP Telephony Operating System, SQL Server,
Security Updates This document
contains information on software updates for tracking Cisco-supported
operating system, SQL Server, and security files that are available for
web download. These updates support all versions of Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Conference Connection, Cisco
Personal Assistant, Cisco IP Interactive Voice Response, and Cisco IP Call
Center Express, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Customer Voice Portal,
and Cisco MeetingPlace.This
document does not support Cisco Unity or servers where Cisco Unity is
Recommended Microsoft Hot Fixes for Cisco Media
Experience 3000 These documents evaluate the monthly
Microsoft security bulletins for applicability to the Cisco Media
Experience Engine (MXE) 3000 product line. The bulletins clarify which
Microsoft Security Bulletins should be applied to affected hardware and
software levels of Cisco MXE 3000