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Security Update:Microsoft released their October 2017 updates to address 89 Critical, 67 Important, and 9 Moderate vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 14:52

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their October 2017 updates to address 89 Critical, 67 Important, and 9 Moderate 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 October 2017 at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Skype for Business and Lync
  • Chakra Core

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow an attacker to take control of an infected system.

 

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 Update Guide at https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

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