March has a relatively quiet pleisterdag for Microsoft.
The software giant gives every second Tuesday of the month of security updates for Windows. This time six, of which only one criticism.
The critical flaw is in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which allows users to access other computers, for example, to offer remote assistance. RDP is disabled by default, so the vulnerability affects only PCs running the service on.
Microsoft warns that the leak may have very serious consequences and that a PC can be taken over completely. Quick update is therefore desirable.
Furthermore, there are four security updates this month for “important” vulnerabilities in Windows components.
This includes DNS Server, Windows Kernel Drivers, Visual Studio and Expression Design.
The flaw in Internet Explorer during the Pwn2Own hacker contest was discovered is not yet repaired.
The monthly patches through Automatic Updates or Windows Update for Windows XP, Vista and 7. Go – like every month – a new edition of Microsoft’s ” Windows program for the removal of malicious software “check your computer off at some of the worst threats.