it.ucsf.edu

Security Update:Microsoft has released a security update to alert users that an information disclosure vulnerability exists when Office renders Rich Text Format (RTF) email messages containing OLE objects when a message is opened or previewed.

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 15:22

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft has released a security update to alert users that an information disclosure vulnerability exists when Office renders Rich Text Format (RTF) email messages containing OLE objects when a message is opened or previewed.

 

Advanced Users:For a complete description and affected software refer to:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

See Security Advisory listed above.

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

This vulnerability could potentially result in the disclosure of sensitive information to a malicious site.

 

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 security advisory listed above.

 

RELATED LINKS