Original release date: November 13, 2013 | Last revised: November 16, 2013
Systems Affected
Windows Operating System and ComponentsMicrosoft OfficeInternet Explorer
Overview
Select Microsoft software products contain multiple vulnerabilities. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.
Description
The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2013 describes multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Microsoft has released updates to address these vulnerabilities. The November Security Bulletin includes a patch for the new “watering hole” campaign which utilizes a US-based website that specializes in domestic and international security policy.
Impact
These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution, elevation of privilege, information disclosure or denial of service.
Solution
Apply UpdatesMicrosoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2013, which describes any known issues related to the updates. Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any potentially adverse effects. In addition, administrators should consider using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). Home users are encouraged to enable automatic updates.
References

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2013
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services
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Revision History

November 13, 2013: Initial Release

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