Microsoft has released the April updates to their software. These updates address vulnerabilities that may allow remote code execution.
NOTE: Microsoft has discontinued support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014 and will not receive any future updates.
The IT Security Office advises owners of the software listed below update as soon as possible.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2014
Release date: April 8, 2014
Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-apr.
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URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
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