Microsoft Security Update (Oct 2020)

In Cyber Security by Matsco Engineering Team


Microsoft have released a security advisory on the 13th of October 2020 in line with their regular monthly patch schedule which includes a number of updates to address critical vulnerabilities. System / Technology components affected include Extended Security Updates (ESU), Windows, Microsoft Office, Apps, Exchange Server, Developer Tools, Microsoft Dynamics and

Other. These updates address vulnerabilities which may impact Denial of Service, Elevation of Privilege, Remote Code Execution, Security Restriction Bypass, Information Disclosure and Spoofing.

 The following operating systems/applications are affected: 


  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • Microsoft JET Database Engine
  • Azure Functions
  • Open Source Software
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Visual Studio
  • PowerShellGet
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Microsoft Windows Codecs Library


Matsco recommends any affected systems are updated as soon as convenient.

Please contact the Matsco Solutions team on the below if you would like any further information or would like to schedule a maintenance.

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