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Security Update: Microsoft Releases Security Updates for 2 Critical and 5 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 10:49

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Software Users

 

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released the January 2013 updates to address 2 critical and 5 important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Software.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January 2013.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Operating System and Components
  • Microsoft Office Suites and Software
  • Microsoft Server Software
  • Microsoft Developer Tools and Software

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

If the vulnerability is exploited, this will allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

  

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 January 2013 on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.

 

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