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MsrcSeverity Enumeration

Defines constants for the severity rating of the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) bulletin that is associated with an update.


Namespace: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration
Assembly: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration (in Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.dll)

[SerializableAttribute] 
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)] 
public enum MsrcSeverity
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public enum MsrcSeverity
SerializableAttribute 
ComVisibleAttribute(true) 
public enum MsrcSeverity

Member nameDescription
CriticalThe update fixes a problem whose exploitation could allow for the propagation of an Internet worm without user action.
ImportantThe update fixes a problem whose exploitation could result in the compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of users' data, or of the integrity or availability of processing resources.
LowThe update fixes a problem whose exploitation is extremely difficult, or whose impact is minimal.
ModerateThe update fixes a problem whose exploitation is mitigated to a significant degree by factors such as default configuration, auditing, or difficulty of exploitation.
UnspecifiedThe update does not have a severity rating.

To determine the current meaning of the severity ratings, see Microsoft Security Response Center Security Bulletin Severity Rating System.


Development Platforms

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2
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