Microsoft Releases April Updates

Last Updated: 06/01/2018

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released the April updates to their software. Some of these updates address vulnerabilities that may allow a remote 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 Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • ChakraCore
  • Adobe Flash when installed on Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Azure IoT SDK

Security Bulletin Name

Release Notes: April 2018 Security Updates

Additional Information

Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/abf77563-8612-e811-a966-000d3a33a34d

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

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.