Windows: IE 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2014-1776) -- Patch Now
|SUMMARY:||Windows: IE 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2014-1776) -- Patch Now|
|REPORTER:||Jocelyn E Kasamoto (jocelyn)|
|START TIME:||May 01 12:42 PM|
|END TIME:||May 30 12:42 PM|
Microsoft has released a special update for Internet Explorer (IE) zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2014-1776) -- even for Windows XP! Windows XP fell out of support on April 8, 2014 and shouldn't have received a patch. This underscores the importance of the patch and the priority to patch as soon as possible.
Please run Windows Update ASAP for clients and servers. A restart may be required.
The security update will be listed as "Security Update for Internet Explorer (6-11) on Windows (XP/Vista/Win7/Win8/8.1) (KB2964358)".
The critical 0-day vulnerability was reported at http://www.hawaii.edu/technews/notice.php?id=270213
For more information
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-021 - Critical
Security Update for Internet Explorer (2965111)
Microsoft Announces Special Patch for IE 0-day (Win XP included!)
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 956-8883 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.