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Security Update:Microsoft August 2014 Updates to Address 2 Critical & 7 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 11:19

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their August 2014 updates to address 2 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 August 2014 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-aug.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Server 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 or bypass security features.


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 August 2014 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-aug on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.



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