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Introduction

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Lync 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for Lync 2013. This update version is 15.0.4551.1005.

Note To determine the version of Lync 2013, follow these steps:

  1. In Lync 2013, click the Options button.

  2. On the Help menu, click About Microsoft Lync.

Issues that the update fixes

This cumulative update resolves the issues that occurs in the following scenarios:

Scenario 1

Assume that you start Lync 2013. In this scenario, multiple components are blurry in the contextual Mini toolbar and ribbon in Lync 2013.
BUG #: 3386340 (Office15)

Scenario 2

Assume that you use a UIA-based screen reader (such as Microsoft Narrator) to read a message in Lync 2013. In this scenario, the shapes and images are not read by the UIA-based screen reader.
BUG #: 3383336 (Office15)

Scenario 3

Assume that you use a UIA-based screen reader (such as Microsoft Narrator) to read an inline attachment in Lync 2013. In this scenario, the attachment is read as "image".
BUG #: 3383390 (Office15)


This cumulative update also resolves the following issues:

  • 2918428 An update is available to manage meetings that are escalated from a Lync 2013 persistent chat room

  • 2904439 Lync 2013 client experiences one-way audio after a PSTN call is put on hold

  • 2907820 Inconsistent format and duplicate telephone numbers are displayed in a contact card in Lync 2013

  • 2898888 Lync 2013 crashes when an RCC-enabled user signs in

  • 2898886 "Presence unknown" status for a contact in a federated environment or a different front-end pool is displayed in Lync 2013

  • 2898887 User cannot call another user by clicking a telephone number hyperlink in a contact card in Lync 2013

  • 2883716 Presence status isn’t updated based on Exchange calendar in Lync 2013

  • 2880161 You can't drag a contact from Lync 2013 to another application

  • 2880163 Proxy authentication dialog box appears when you sign in to Lync 2013

  • 2880164 Instant message sent from Lync Web App displays wrong symbols in Lync 2013

  • 2880167 Can’t sign in to Lync 2013 when a user logs on to a computer by using an account from a different AD forest

  • 2882812 A proxy authentication dialog box appears when you upload a PowerPoint presentation in Lync 2013

  • 2882813 Can’t sign in to Lync 2013 on a computer that is running Windows 7

  • 2882814 Extended character is displayed incorrectly in a disclaimer in Lync 2013

  • 2854650 You cannot start a collaboration application that is integrated with Lync 2013

Additionally, this cumulative update resolves the issues that are described in the following KB articles:

  • 2817465 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2013: July 9, 2013

  • 2768004 Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4481.1004: May 2013

  • 2760556 Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4481.1000: March 2013

  • 2760512 Description of the Lync 2013 update: February 2013

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