Overall there are four vulnerabilities, three of them related to Microsoft's Windows operating system with one of them being listed as critical. There is also an important update available to the company's Office software suite.
The updates, which are due to come out on Tuesday 12th July 2011, will be automatically installed via Windows Update if users have the functionality turned on. Those who do not will need to make sure they manually update, given that the vulnerabilities include remote code execution and elevation of privileges. Below is an overview of all affected components in the update:
Microsoft Windows OS (XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008 (& R2), 7)