Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary - August 2016
Date: 09 August 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016.
The summary covers 9 bulletins (5 Critical and 4 Important), which addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Communications Platforms and Software, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps.
MS16-095 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356)
MS16-096 Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3177358)
MS16-097 Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Graphic Component (3177393)
MS16-099 Security Update for Microsoft Office (3177451)
MS16-102 Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3182248)
MS16-098 Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3178466)
MS16-100 Security Update for Secure Boot (3179577)
MS16-101 Security Update for Windows Authentication Methods (3178465)
MS16-103 Security Update for ActiveSyncProvider (3182332)
CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.
Note to Readers
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