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Security Update:Microsoft released a security advisory to address a CRITICAL vulnerability in Internet Explorer

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 11:27

Reason

Security update

Impact

IE users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released a security advisory to address a CRITICAL vulnerability in Internet Explorer. 

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to ADV200001 | Microsoft Guidance on Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability Security Advisory at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV200001

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Internet Explorer

 

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 updates listed at the above link.

 

RELATED LINKS

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