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Security Update: Microsoft Releases November Security Updates for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and .NET Framework

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 12:37

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft Windows, Office, .NET Framework and Internet Explorer Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released the November 2012 updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Software.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2012

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Internet Explorer

  

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service, or gain unauthorized access to your files or system.

  

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software 

1. If you have a computer support coordinator (CSC), no action on your part is required. 

2. If you do not have a CSC or they do not support your computer, refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2012 on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.

 

RELATED LINKS

  

QUESTIONS? NEED HELP? 

1. The UCSF IT Service Desk is available by: 

2. Parnassus: Visit Kalmanovitz Library, Room 240 during library hours.

 

 

 

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