Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for August that affect the following software:
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
- Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
- Microsoft ChakraCore
- Internet Explorer
- Microsoft Scripting Engine
- SQL Server
- Microsoft JET Database Engine
- .NET Framework
- ASP.NET Core
- Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
- Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
- Microsoft Dynamics
Pitt Information Technology recommends that users immediately identify and install the security updates necessary to remediate these vulnerabilities by using Microsoft's Windows Update feature on their computers as soon as possible. Additional information about the updates is available on Microsoft’s Security TechCenter.
In addition, Pitt IT recommends that all students, faculty, and staff install Antivirus and Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes) Protection. Departments can submit a help request to obtain Malwarebytes for multiple machines.
Please contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk at 412-624-HELP (4357) if you have any questions regarding this announcement.