Patch Tuesday – October 14, 2008

Eleven security bulletins were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, October 14, 2008. 4 Critical Bulletins (MS08-057, MS08-058, MS08-059, and MS08-060), 6 Important Bulletins (MS08-061, MS08-062, MS08-063, MS08-064, MS08-065, and MS08-066), and 1 Moderate Bulletin (MS08-056) according to the October 2008 Bulletin Summary.

Critical Bulletins

MS08-057: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956416)

Affected Software

  • Office 2000 SP3
    • Excel 2000 SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-074
      • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office XP SP3
    • Excel 2002 SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-074
      • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office 2003 SP2
  • Office 2003 SP3
    • Excel 2003 SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-074
      • Supersedes MS08-043
  • 2007 Office System
  • 2007 Office System SP1
    • Excel 2007 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-074
      • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Excel 2003 Viewer – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Excel 2003 SP3 Viewer – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Excel Viewer – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS08-043 
  • Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-021
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office SharePoint Server 2007 x64 – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP1 x64 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-021
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office 2004 for Mac – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-072 and MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Office 2008 for Mac – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-072 and MS08-074
    • Supersedes MS08-043
  • Open XML File Format Converter for Mac – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-072 and MS08-074

MS08-058: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (956390)

Affected Software

  • Internet Explorer 5.01
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
  • Internet Explorer 6
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
  • Internet Explorer 7
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045
    • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-073
      • Supersedes MS08-045

MS08-059: Vulnerability in Host Integration Server RPC Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956695)

Affected Software

MS08-060: Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957280)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 Server SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-018
    • Supersedes MS08-035

Important Bulletins

MS08-061: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (954211)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-006
    • Supersedes MS08-025

MS08-062: Vulnerability in Windows Internet Printing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (953155)

Affected Software

MS08-063: Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957095)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
    • Supersedes MS06-063
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-001

MS08-064: Vulnerability in Virtual Address Descriptor Manipulation Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (956841)

Affected Software

  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes MS07-022
  • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012
    • Supersedes KB932596
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes KB932596
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012
    • Supersedes MS07-022
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes MS07-022
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012
    • Supersedes KB932596
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes KB932596
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS09-012
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes MS07-066
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
    • Supersedes MS07-066
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update 
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-012 and MS09-058

MS08-065: Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951071)

Affected Software

MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (956803)

Affected Software

Moderate Bulletins

MS08-056: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Information Disclosure (957699)

Affected Software

Important Reminder

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Version 1.7
Edited: May 14, 2012

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