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Retina Vulnerability Audits – July 2014 Patch Tuesday

Posted July 9, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

The following is a list of Retina vulnerability audits for this July 2014 Patch Tuesday:

MS14-037 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2975687)
34517 – Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update (2975687)

MS14-038 – Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2975689)
34518 – Microsoft Windows Journal (2975789)

MS14-039 – Vulnerability in On-Screen Keyboard Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975685)
34521 – Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard Vulnerability (2975685)

MS14-040 – Vulnerability in Ancillary Function Driver (AFD) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975684)
34520 – Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver Elevation of Privilege (2975684)

MS14-041 – Vulnerability in DirectShow Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975681)
34516 – Microsoft DirectShow Elevation of Privilege (2975681)

MS14-042 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Service Bus Could Allow Denial of Service (2972621)
34519 – Microsoft Service Bus Denial of Service (2972621)

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