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Security Update:Microsoft released their February 2020 updates to address vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:58

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft released their February 2020 updates to address vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products. 

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to February 2020 Security Updates at:https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • ChakraCore
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
  • Windows Surface Hub

 

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?

If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to the Security update deployment information: February 11, 2020 and apply the necessary updates: https://support.microsoft.com/fi-fi/help/20200211/security-update-deployment-information-february-11-2020

 

RELATED LINKS

 

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