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December Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 15:22

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

  • .NET Framework
  • Azure
  • Client Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS)
  • Microsoft Bluetooth Driver
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft Graphics Component
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office OneNote
  • Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Visio
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • SysInternals
  • Windows Certificates
  • Windows Contacts
  • Windows DirectX
  • Windows Error Reporting
  • Windows Fax Compose Form
  • Windows HTTP Print Provider
  • Windows Kernel
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Windows Print Spooler Components
  • Windows Projected File System
  • Windows Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)
  • Windows SmartScreen
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • Windows Terminal

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 Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP (4357) if you have any questions regarding this announcement.