Microsoft Critical Security Bulletins Summary – November 2016

Number: AV16-184
Date: 8 November 2016

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2016.

Assessment

The summary covers 14 bulletins (6 Critical and 8 Important), which addresses multiple vulnerabilities in; Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Boot Manager, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Video Control, Adobe Flash Player, Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers, Windows Common Log File System Driver, Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk Driver and Microsoft SQL Server.

***Critical***

***Important***

Suggested Action

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

References:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-nov.aspx

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.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

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