LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released a Fixit Patch for KB2847140 to Address a Vulnerability in IE8 09-MAY-2013

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    • (May 09, 2013) Microsoft has released KB2847140 to address a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 that could allow remote code execution. This problem could cause unintended information disclosure. Microsoft has released a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, go to the following Microsoft website:


    The Fix it solution that is described in this section is not intended to be a replacement for any security update. Microsoft recommends that you always install the latest security updates. However, Microsoft offers this Fix it solution as a workaround option for some scenarios.



    • Note: These wizards may be in English only. However, the automatic fixes also work for other language versions of Windows.



    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 2847140_Enable_FixIt
    • Vulnerability ID – 2847140_Disable_FixIt


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • microsoftfixit50992.msi
    • microsoftfixit50991.msi


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