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Security Update:Microsoft Releases December Updates to Address 8 Critical and 4 Important Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 15:27

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft Software Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their December 2015 updates to address 8 Critical and 4 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 December 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-dec.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Lync
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Silverlight
  • Skype for Business



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow an unauthorized individual 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 December 2015 at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-dec.


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