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Security Update:Microsoft Released 2 Security Bulletins, Including May 2015 Updates, to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:58

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released 2 Security Updates today. One is their May 2015 updates to address 3 Critical and 10 Important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Software and Internet Explorer; and the other is Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-041 to address an Important vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to:



AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Lync
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Server Software
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow remote code execution, security feature bypass, elevation of privilege, and/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:


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