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Security Update:Microsoft Released Updates for 4 Critical and 9 Important Vulnerabilities for Various Microsoft Products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 11:54

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Microsoft Product Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Microsoft released their August 2015 updates to address 4 Critical and 9 Important vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products.

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


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • 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 an unauthorized individual to take control of your computer or disclose 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 August 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-aug



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