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Security Update:Microsoft released their October 2019 updates to address vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 13:54

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their October 2019 updates to address vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to October 2019 Security Updates at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
  • ChakraCore
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Open Source Software
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Windows Update Assistant

 

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 the Security update deployment information: October 8, 2019: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20191008/security-update-deployment-information-october-8-2019

 

RELATED LINKS

IT Security  http://it.ucsf.edu/security