This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee (administrator-level installation). These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or goes to an untrusted webpage that contains embedded TrueType or OpenType fonts. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-080.
How to obtain and install the update
Method 1: Windows Update (or Microsoft Update)
This update is available through Windows Update/Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically
Method 2: Microsoft Download Center
You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. To install the update, follow the installation instructions on the download page.
For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3078662.
There are no prerequisites for applying this update.
Update removal information
Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Update restart information
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update replaces previously released update 3051466.
The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For all x86-based systems
Frequently asked questions
Q: How do I know whether I have Lync 2010 Attendee (administrator-level installation) installed and not Lync 2010 Attendee (user-level installation)? A: The following registry subkey is present if you have Lync 2010 Attendee (user-level installation) installed on a computer that is running a 32-bit operating system: