Microsoft Releases August Updates

Last Updated: 10/01/2017

Security Notice Level


Microsoft has released the August updates to their software. Some of these updates address vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to take control of a system.

Affected Software

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

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Adobe Flash Player when installed on Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Security Bulletin Name

Release Notes: August 2017 Security Updates

Additional Information

Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:

If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or

Important definitions for this notice:

Urgent: severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community including remotely exploitable administrator or root type attacks.

Severe: severity includes worms & web or email based exploits.

Important: severity includes viruses and local exploits for commonly used services.