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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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MS17-016 – Important: Security Update for Windows IIS (4013074) – Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Click here to enter text.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker with access to the local system executes a malicious application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

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MS17-007 – Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (4013071) – Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

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