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May Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 14:52


Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for May that affect the following software: 

  • .NET Core & Visual Studio
  • HTTP.sys
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Web
  • Microsoft Bluetooth Driver
  • Microsoft Dynamics Finance & Operations
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Graphics Component
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office Access
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
  • Microsoft Windows IrDA
  • Open Source Software
  • Role: Hyper-V
  • Skype for Business and Microsoft Lync
  • Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Windows Container Isolation FS Filter Driver
  • Windows Container Manager Service
  • Windows Cryptographic Services
  • Windows CSC Service
  • Windows Desktop Bridge
  • Windows OLE
  • Windows Projected File System FS Filter
  • Windows RDP Client
  • Windows SMB
  • Windows SSDP Service
  • Windows WalletService
  • Windows Wireless Networking

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