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TippingPoint protects customers from Microsoft vulnerabilities disclosed and patched today

  • 13 September, 2006 00:00

<p>TippingPoint, a division of 3Com and the leader in intrusion prevention, announced that its TippingPoint™ Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) provide complete protection against all the vulnerabilities disclosed in the bulletins announced by Microsoft today.</p>
<p>TippingPoint devices were inoculated against these threats through the Digital Vaccine service, a remote update service that provides protection against the latest threats. TippingPoint provides vulnerability protection in the form of “Virtual Software Patches” to preemptively protect customers against exploits, malware, and worms.</p>
<p>“With today's Microsoft Bulletins, we see a continued trend toward vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office file formats,” said Rohit Dhamankar, senior manager of security research at TippingPoint. “The vulnerability in the publisher file format could be exploited for targeted attacks against organizations since many businesses use this software.”</p>
<p>The TippingPoint IPS provides protection for the following security bulletins announced by Microsoft today:</p>
<p>(1) MS06-052
Vulnerability in Pragmatic General Multicast Could Allow Remote Code Execution
(Rating: Important)</p>
<p>(2) MS06-053
Vulnerability in Indexing Service Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting
(Rating: Moderate)</p>
<p>(3) MS06-054
Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution
(Rating: Critical)</p>
<p>For more information on the Microsoft vulnerabilities, please visit:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-sep.mspx</p>

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