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Security Update:The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on a vulnerability in Windows Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR)

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 14:40

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Windows Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) users

WHAT HAPPENED?

The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on a vulnerability in Windows Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR).

 

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

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected 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 the Vulnerability Note listed above.

 

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