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Security Update:Microsoft released their May 2018 updates to address 97 Critical 186 Important, 10 Moderate and 5 Low vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 14:27

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their May 2018 updates to address 97 Critical 186 Important, 10 Moderate and 5 Low vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to May 2018 Security Updates at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • ChakraCore
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Windows Host Compute Service Shim

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Some of these vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow an attacker 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 Microsoft Security Update Guide at https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

 

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