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4038556 – Guidance for securing applications that host the WebBrowser Control – Version: 1.0

Revision Note: V1.0 (August 8, 2017): Advisory published.
Summary: Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information regarding security settings for applications developed with the Microsoft Internet Explorer layout engine, also known as the Trident layout engine. This advisory also provides guidance on what developers and individuals can do to ensure that their applications hosting the WebBrowser Control are properly secured.

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4025685 – Guidance related to June 2017 security update release – Version: 1.0

Revision Note: V1.0 (June 13, 2017): Advisory published
Summary: Microsoft is announcing the availability of additional guidance for critical security updates, that are at heightened risk of exploitation due to past and threatened nation-state attacks and disclosures. Some of the releases are new, and some are for older platforms that we are making publicly available today.

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4022345 – Identifying and correcting failure of Windows Update client to receive updates – Version: 1.3

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.3 (May 12, 2017): Updated FAQ to clarify the update that needs to be installed: “the current cumulative update”. This is an informational change only.
Summary: Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information related to an uncommon deployment scenario in which the Windows Update Client may not properly scan for, or download, updates.

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4021279 – Vulnerabilities in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core Could Allow Elevation of Privilege – Version: 1.1

Revision Note: V1.1 (May 10, 2017): Advisory revised to include a table of issue CVEs and their descriptions. This is an informational change only.
Summary: Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information about vulnerabilities in the public .NET Core and ASP.NET Core. This advisory also provides guidance on what developers can do to update their applications correctly.

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4010323 – Deprecation of SHA-1 for SSL/TLS Certificates in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 – Version: 1.0

Revision Note: V1.0 (May 9, 2017): Advisory published.
Summary: Beginning May 9, 2017, Microsoft released updates to Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 to block sites that are protected with a SHA-1 certificate from loading and displays an invalid certificate warning. This change will only impact SHA-1 certificates that chain to a Microsoft Trusted Root CA where the end-entity certificate or the issuing intermediate uses SHA-1. Manually-installed enterprise or self-signed SHA-1 certificates will not be impacted, although we recommend that all customers quickly migrate to SHA-2. For more information, please see Windows Enforcement of SHA1 Certificates.

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MS17-011 – Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Uniscribe (4013076) – Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Uniscribe. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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MS17-019 – Important: Security Update for Active Directory Federation Services (4010320) – Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker sends a specially crafted request to an ADFS server, allowing the attacker to read sensitive information about the target system.

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