Microsoft has released latest Security Updates that fixes critical vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, MS Word and a number of other programs.It contains 14 bulletins covering 34 serious security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Silverlight, Microsoft XML Core Services and Server Message Block.Eight of the bulletins are rated “critical” because of the risk of remote code execution attacks. The other six are rated “important.”
•MS10-052: Resolves vulnerability in Microsoft's MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs.
•MS10-055: Fxes a hole in Windows Media Player's Cinepak Codec .
•MS10-056: Resolves four flaws in Microsoft Office.
•MS10-060: Plugs two holes that could allow remote code execution, in Microsoft .Net Framework and Microsoft Silverlight
Full details available here :Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2010 and Assessing the risk of the August security updates