Media releases are provided as is by companies and have not been edited or checked for accuracy. Any queries should be directed to the company itself.

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>

Most Popular

Brand Post

Bitdefender 2019

Taking cybersecurity to the highest level and order now for a special discount on the world’s most awarded and trusted cybersecurity. Be aware without a care!

Most Popular Reviews

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?