Microsoft Releases October Updates

Last Updated: 10/09/2019

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released the October 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 to update as soon as possible.

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
  • ChakraCore
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Open Source Software
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Windows Update Assistant

Security Bulletin Name

Release Notes: October 2019 Security Updates

Additional Information

Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedet...

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. IT Service Center Hours.

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.