Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary for December 2014

Number: AV14-103
Date: 9 December 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December.

Assessment

The summary covers 7 bulletins (4 Critical and 3 Important), which addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Server Software and Microsoft Windows.

*** Critical ***

*** Important ***

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

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Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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