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Security Update: Microsoft Releases Updates to Address 3 Critical and 5 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 10:48

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their August 2013 updates to address 3 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 August 2013.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Server Software

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

If any of the vulnerabilities are exploited, this could allow an attacker to take control of your computer or disclose information.

 

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

 

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