Microsoft Releases April Updates

Last Updated: 06/01/2017

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released the April updates to their software. Some of these updates address vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to take control of a system. This update addresses a Microsoft Office vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild.  [1]

Affected Software

The IT Security Office advises owners of the software listed below update as soon as possible.

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Edge Browser
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • .NET Framework
  • Silverlight
  • Visual Studio for Mac

Security Bulletin Name

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2017

Released: April 11, 2017

Additional Information

Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/42b8fa28-9d09-e711-80d9-000d3a32fc99

[1] https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/921560 

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