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Security Update: Microsoft Releases February 2013 Updates to Address 5 Critical and 7 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 11:38

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Operating System and Components, Office Suites and Software, Server Software, .NET Framework and Internet Explorer users.

WHAT HAPPENED?
 
Microsoft released the February 2013 updates to address 5 critical and 7 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 February 2013.
 
 
AFFECTED SYSTEMS:
 

  • Microsoft Operating System and Components
  • Microsoft Office Suites and Software
  • Microsoft Server Software
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Internet Explorer

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