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Security Update: Microsoft December 2013 Updates Addresses 5 Critical and 6 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 12:04

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their December 2013 updates to address 5 Critical and 6 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 December 2013 at http://technet[dot]microsoft[dot]com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-dec.
 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Lync
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Sharepoint


 
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

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

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software
 
1.   If you have IT support, no action on your part is required.
 
2.   If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2013 at http://technet[dot]microsoft[dot]com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-dec on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.
 

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