MyCERT Advisories


MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2017

MA-677.082017: MyCERT Advisory - Microsoft Releases August 2017 Security Updates

Date first published: 15/8/2017


1.0 Introduction
Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software.

2.0 Impact
A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of a system.

3.0    Affected Products
•    Microsoft Edge
•    Internet Explorer 11
•    Windows Server 2008

4.0    Recommendation
Users and administrators are recommended to review the below URLs and perform necessary update. Kindly refer to the below URL:
•    https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance
•    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20170808/security-update-deployment-information

Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this software to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.
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5.0    References
•    https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/08/08/Microsoft-Releases-August-2017-Security-Updates
•    https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance
•    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20170808/security-update-deployment-information
•    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/08/critical-security-fixes-from-adobe-microsoft-2/