SUMMARY OF July 2016 SECURITY UPDATES
Microsoft has released 11 updates for the July monthly Security Update addressing vulnerabilities in Microsoft desktop and server operating systems, Office versions and other Microsoft software. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
EFS Network Management encourages users and administrators to check the Microsoft Security Bulletins MS16-084 through MS16-094.
These updates address issues with Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, VBScript, JScript, Windows Print Spooler, Microsoft Office, Windows Kernel, Adobe Flash Player, and Secure Boot that could all remote code execution with full system privileges.
Microsoft releases the latest security updates at a random time after the second Tuesday of the month which is July 12, 2016 These Microsoft security updates will patch issues that might allow an attacker or malicious code remote access to the system with full privileges.
These updates will auto installed at a random time by Microsoft if the computer has been setup for auto updating. These update usually take place late at night to the servers and desktops and will occur over the next few days.
Please expect that there maybe issues with the updates. There are no known issues at the release of this notice from Microsoft.
If issues do arise, please reboot the system to see if it will self-heal and recover. If it does not recover please open a EFS Network Management Support Request and we will take a look at the issues or you can contact us for help.