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Title:Microsoft - Internet Explorer Vulnerability *Update*
Description:*Update*

Microsoft has released an update to correct the announced vulnerability in Internet Explorer. This update will be installed automatically for the majority of users, as most users have Windows Automatic Updates enabled by default. If your system is not set to Automatically install Windows Updates, please visit this site for direction. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/windows-update

Microsoft has information about the release available here.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2014/05/01/out-of-band-release-to-address-microsoft-security-advisory-2963983.aspx

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Previous Description (2014-04-29 12:18:27):


Microsoft has announced a security flaw with all current versions of Internet Explorer and are actively working on a patch to address the issue.

ITServices is monitoring the situation and have not received any reports of compromised systems on campus. Users accessing Queenâs websites may continue to use Internet Explorer, but when surfing the web, we recommend the use of an alternative, second, web browser until a corrective patch has been released.

Additional information concerning the vulnerability can be found here.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/security/2963983
Publish Date:May 2, 2014, 1:20 PM
Contact:ITServices Support Centre
  • On Campus: ext. 36666
  • Off Campus: 613.533.6666

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000