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Security Update: Microsoft Released October 2013 Updates to Address 4 Critical and 4 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 12:37

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Software users

WHAT HAPPENED?
 
Microsoft released their October 2013 updates to address 4 Critical and 4 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 October 2013.
 
 
AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Server Software
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows


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