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Security Update:Microsoft Releases December Updates to Address 3 Critical and 4 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 13:58

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

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


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could lead to information disclosure or allow a hacker 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 Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2014 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-dec on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.



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