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Security Update: Microsoft Releases May 2014 Updates to Address 3 Critical and 6 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 19:57

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their May 2014 updates to address 3 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 May 2014 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-may.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Server Software, Productivity Software
  • Microsoft Windows

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

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

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different 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 May 2014 at http://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-may on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.

 

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