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Standard User NICK_ADSL_UK
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 11-Apr-17 18:37:26
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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2017


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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2017

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Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).


Note: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/default... and https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/default.aspx are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.


Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.


Bulletin Summary:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-gui...


Release Notes

April 2017 Security Updates

Release Date: April 11, 2017




The April security release consists of security updates for the following software:

•Internet Explorer

•Microsoft Edge

•Microsoft Windows

•Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps

•Visual Studio for Mac

•.NET Framework

•Silverlight

•Adobe Flash Player

Please note the following information regarding the security updates:

•Beginning with the October 2016 release, Microsoft is changing the update servicing model for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. For more information, please see this Microsoft Technet article, Further simplifying servicing models forWindows 7 and Windows 8.1.

•Windows 10 updates are cumulative. The monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10, in addition to non-security updates. The updates are available via the Microsoft Update Catalog.

•Starting in March 2017, there will be a Windows 10 1607 delta package that contains just the delta changes between the previous month and the current release.

•Updates for Windows RT 8.1 and Microsoft Office RT software are only available via Windows Update.

•In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features

Note As a reminder, the Security Updates Guide will be replacing security bulletins. Please see our blog post, Furthering our commitment to security updates, for more details.

Known Issues

4015549

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4015549


4015546

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4015546


4015550

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4015550


4015547
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4015547


Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.


If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact For home users, no-charge support for security updates (only!) is available by calling 800-MICROSOFT (800-642-7676) in the US or 877-568-2495 in Canada.

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Standard User NICK_ADSL_UK
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 26-Apr-17 00:38:26
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Re: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2017


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April 25, 2017—KB4016240 (OS Build 15063.250)

Improvements and fixes
 
 


This non-security update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
•Addressed issue where VMs might experience loss in network connectivity while provisioning IP addresses.
•Addressed issue that does not initiate a remote ring on the device when RemoteRing Configuration Service Provider (CSP) is used.
•Addressed issue where a memory leak occurs in Internet Explorer when hosting pages containing nested framesets that load cross-domain content.
•Addressed issue where Internet Explorer 11 does not save JavaScript files when exporting to an MHT file.
•Addressed issue that causes users to get logged out from Web applications intermittently.
•Addressed issue with a very dim internal monitor that may occur when booting with the external monitor only and then switching to the built-in panel only.
•Addressed issue where running Win32 Direct3D applications or games in full-screen exclusive mode causes the system to become unresponsive when resuming from Connected Standby.
•Addressed issue where when upgrading to Windows 10, version 1703, with the system language set to Chinese, the progress page displays geometric shapes instead of the correct localized strings.
•Addressed issue that prevents the lock screen from being disabled using Group Policy on Professional SKUs.
•Addressed issue in Windows Forms configuration options, which causes antivirus applications to stop working at startup.
•Addressed additional issues with compatibility, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge.
If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4016240/win...

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