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Microsoft Releases December Updates

Last Updated: 02/26/2020

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Microsoft has released the December 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 Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio
  • Skype for Business

Security Bulletin Name

Release Notes: December 2019 Security Updates

Additional Information

Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/2019-Dec

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