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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2014

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2014

Published: January 14, 2014

Version: 1.0

This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for January 2014.

With the release of the security bulletins for January 2014, this bulletin summary replaces the bulletin advance notification originally issued January 9, 2014. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.

For information about how to receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft security bulletins are issued, visit Microsoft Technical Security Notifications.

Microsoft is hosting a webcast to address customer questions on these bulletins on January 15, 2014, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada). Register now for the January Security Bulletin Webcast.

Microsoft also provides information to help customers prioritize monthly security updates with any non-security updates that are being released on the same day as the monthly security updates. Please see the section, Other Information.

The following table summarizes the security bulletins for this month in order of severity.

For details on affected software, see the next section, Affected Software.

Bulletin ID

Bulletin Title and Executive Summary

Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact

Restart Requirement

Affected Software

MS14-001

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2916605)

This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Microsoft Word or other affected Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Important 
Remote Code Execution

May require restart

Microsoft Office,
Microsoft Server Software

MS14-002

Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2914368)

This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.

Important 
Elevation of Privilege

Requires restart

Microsoft Windows

MS14-003

Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2913602)

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a user logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.

Important 
Elevation of Privilege

Requires restart

Microsoft Windows

MS14-004

Vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics AX Could Allow Denial of Service (2880826)

This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics AX. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if an authenticated attacker submits specially crafted data to an affected Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Object Server (AOS) instance. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the target AOS instance to stop responding to client requests.

Important 
Denial of Service

May require restart

Microsoft Dynamics AX

 

The following table provides an exploitability assessment of each of the vulnerabilities addressed this month. The vulnerabilities are listed in order of bulletin ID then CVE ID. Only vulnerabilities that have a severity rating of Critical or Important in the bulletins are included.

How do I use this table?

Use this table to learn about the likelihood of code execution and denial of service exploits within 30 days of security bulletin release, for each of the security updates that you may need to install. Review each of the assessments below, in accordance with your specific configuration, to prioritize your deployment of this month's updates. For more information about what these ratings mean, and how they are determined, please see Microsoft Exploitability Index.

In the columns below, "Latest Software Release" refers to the subject software, and "Older Software Releases" refers to all older, supported releases of the subject software, as listed in the "Affected Software" and "Non-Affected Software" tables in the bulletin.

Bulletin ID

Vulnerability Title

CVE ID

Exploitability Assessment for Latest Software Release

Exploitability Assessment for Older Software Release

Denial of Service Exploitability Assessment

Key Notes

MS14-001

Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability

CVE-2014-0258

Not affected

1 - Exploit code likely

Not applicable

(None)

MS14-001

Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability

CVE-2014-0259

Not affected

1 - Exploit code likely

Not applicable

(None)

MS14-001

Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability

CVE-2014-0260

1 - Exploit code likely

1 - Exploit code likely

Not applicable

(None)

MS14-002

Kernel NDProxy Vulnerability

CVE-2013-5065

Not affected

1 - Exploit code likely

Not applicable

This vulnerability has been publicly disclosed.

Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability.

MS14-003

Win32k Window Handle Vulnerability

CVE-2014-0262

Not affected

1 - Exploit code likely

Permanent

(None)

MS14-004

Query Filter DoS Vulnerability

CVE-2014-0261

3 - Exploit code unlikely

3 - Exploit code unlikely

Permanent

This is a denial of service vulnerability.

 

The following tables list the bulletins in order of major software category and severity.

How do I use these tables?

Use these tables to learn about the security updates that you may need to install. You should review each software program or component listed to see whether any security updates pertain to your installation. If a software program or component is listed, then the severity rating of the software update is also listed.

Note You may have to install several security updates for a single vulnerability. Review the whole column for each bulletin identifier that is listed to verify the updates that you have to install, based on the programs or components that you have installed on your system.

Windows Operating System and Components

Windows XP

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

None

Windows XP Service Pack 3

Windows XP Service Pack 3
(2914368)
(Important)

Not applicable

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
(2914368)
(Important)

Not applicable

Windows Server 2003

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

None

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
(2914368)
(Important)

Not applicable

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
(2914368)
(Important)

Not applicable

Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems

Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
(2914368)
(Important)

Not applicable

Windows Vista

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

None

Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

None

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows 7

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

Important

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1

Not applicable

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
(2913602)
(Important)

Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1

Not applicable

Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
(2913602)
(Important)

Windows Server 2008 R2

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

Important

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
(2913602)
(Important)

Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
(2913602)
(Important)

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

None

Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows 8 for x64-based Systems

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

None

Windows Server 2012

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2012 R2

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

None

Windows RT

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows RT 8.1

Not applicable

Not applicable

Server Core installation option

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-002

MS14-003

Aggregate Severity Rating

None

Important

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)

Not applicable

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
(2913602)
(Important)

Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)

Not applicable

Not applicable

Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Microsoft Office Suites and Software

Microsoft Office 2003

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3

Microsoft Word 2003 Service Pack 3
(2863866)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2007

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3

Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3
(2837617)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
(2863902)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
(2863901)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
(2863902)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
(2863901)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
(2863902)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
(2863901)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
(2863902)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
(2863901)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2013 RT

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2013 (32-bit editions)
(2827224)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2013 (32-bit editions)
(Word PIA)
(2863834)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2013 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2013 (64-bit editions)
(2827224)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2013 (64-bit editions)

Microsoft Word 2013 (64-bit editions)
(Word PIA)
(2863834)
(Important)

Microsoft Office 2013 RT

Microsoft Word 2013 RT
(2827224)
(Important)

Other Office Software

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
(2837615)
(Important)

Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Word Viewer
(2863867)
(Important)

Note for MS14-001

This bulletin spans more than one software category. See the other tables in this section for additional affected software.

 

Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1

Word Automation Services
(2837577)
(Important)

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2

Word Automation Services
(2837577)
(Important)

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Word Automation Services
(2837625)
(Important)

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1

Microsoft Web Applications 2010 Service Pack 1
(2837596)
(Important)

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2

Microsoft Web Applications 2010 Service Pack 2
(2837596)
(Important)

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-001

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013

Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013
(2863879)
(Important)

Note for MS14-001

This bulletin spans more than one software category. See the other tables in this section for additional affected software.

 

Microsoft Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-004

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Service Pack 2

Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Service Pack 2
(2920510)
(Important)

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-004

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1
(2914058)
(Important)

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Bulletin Identifier

MS14-004

Aggregate Severity Rating

Important

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
(2914055)
(Important)

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2
(2914057)
(Important)

 

Several resources are available to help administrators deploy security updates.

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) lets administrators scan local and remote systems for missing security updates and common security misconfigurations.
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Systems Management Server (SMS), and System Center Configuration Manager help administrators distribute security updates.
  • The Update Compatibility Evaluator components included with Application Compatibility Toolkit aid in streamlining the testing and validation of Windows updates against installed applications.

For information about these and other tools that are available, see Security Tools for IT Pros

Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to help protect customers:

MS14-001

  • Mateusz Jurczyk, Ivan Fratric, and Ben Hawkes of the Google Security Team for reporting the Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0258)
  • Mateusz Jurczyk, Ivan Fratric, and Ben Hawkes of the Google Security Team for reporting the Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0259)
  • Mateusz Jurczyk, Ivan Fratric, and Ben Hawkes of the Google Security Team for reporting the Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0260)

MS14-002

  • FireEye, Inc. for helping us with the Kernel NDProxy Vulnerability (CVE-2013-5065)

MS14-003

  • xiaohong shi of Qihoo for reporting the Win32k Window Handle Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0262)

MS14-004

  • Andrey Maykov, Lead Developer in FTO Project, for reporting the Query Filter DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0261)

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

For the bulletin release that occurs on the second Tuesday of each month, Microsoft has released an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center. No updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is available for out-of-band security bulletin releases.

Non-Security Updates on MU, WU, and WSUS

For information about non-security releases on Windows Update and Microsoft Update, please see:

Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP)

To improve security protections for customers, Microsoft provides vulnerability information to major security software providers in advance of each monthly security update release. Security software providers can then use this vulnerability information to provide updated protections to customers via their security software or devices, such as antivirus, network-based intrusion detection systems, or host-based intrusion prevention systems. To determine whether active protections are available from security software providers, please visit the active protections websites provided by program partners listed in Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) Partners.

Security Strategies and Community

Update Management Strategies

Security Guidance for Update Management provides additional information about Microsoft’s best-practice recommendations for applying security updates.

Obtaining Other Security Updates

Updates for other security issues are available from the following locations:

  • Security updates are available from Microsoft Download Center. You can find them most easily by doing a keyword search for "security update".
  • Updates for consumer platforms are available from Microsoft Update.
  • You can obtain the security updates offered this month on Windows Update, from Download Center on Security and Critical Releases ISO CD Image files. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 913086.

IT Pro Security Community

Learn to improve security and optimize your IT infrastructure, and participate with other IT Pros on security topics in IT Pro Security Community.

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Revisions

  • V1.0 (January 14, 2014): Bulletin Summary published.

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