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Security Update:Microsoft Released April 2015 Security Updates to Address 4 Critical and 7 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 15:00

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their April 2015 updates to address 4 Critical and 7 Important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Software and Internet Explorer.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-apr.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

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



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow remote code execution, security feature bypass, elevation of privilege, or disclosure of information.


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 April 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-apr on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.



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