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(fountain of knowledge) Tue 12-Dec-17 18:10:19
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Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for December 2017

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Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for December 2017
Release Notes
December 2017 Security Updates
Release Date: December 12, 2017

The December 7, 2017 security release consists of security updates for the following software:

- Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
The December 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
- Microsoft Exchange Server
- ChakraCore
- Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

Please note the following information regarding the security updates:
- 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 Windows 10 1607, 1703, and 1709 delta packages that contain just the delta changes between the previous month and the current release.
- Updates for Windows RT8.1 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.

- After May 9, 2017, customers running Windows 10 version 1507 will no longer receive security and quality updates, with the exception of the Windows 10 2015 LTSB and the Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB editions. Microsoft recommends that customers with devices running other editions of Windows 10 version 1507 that are no longer supported update these devices to the latest version of Windows 10. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 4015562

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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