This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-8676, Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-8695, and Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-8696.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Skype for Business 2016 installed on the computer.
Improvements and fixes
- Makes sure that announce events for toasts do not use MenuOpened in Skype for Business 2016
- Skype for Business 2016 does not display the title or department in the search results when the title field is empty in AD
- Sign-in delay in Skype for Business 2016 when the client uses a direct connection
- Unread messages in persistent chat rooms are marked as read when you click the IM conversation tabs in Skype for Business 2016
- Security issues when trying to connect to the “skypeforbusiness.us” domain in Skype for Business 2016
After you install this update, Skype for Business 2016 may crash when you click an incoming IM or call toast by using a screen reader. To fix this issue, install either of the following updates:
How to get and install the update
Method 1: Microsoft Update
This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Method 3: Microsoft Download Center
You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.
Security update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: September 12, 2017.
Security update replacement information
This security update doesn't replace any previously released update.
To apply this security update, you must have either of the following updates installed:
3203472 August 1, 2017, update for Office 2016 (KB3203472)
4011099 September 5, 2017, update for Office 2016 (KB4011099)
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How to get help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ
Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting
Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure
Local support according to your country: International Support
Propose a feature or provide feedback on Skype: Skype User Voice portal