Description of the security update for Skype for Business 2016: May 9, 2017

Summary

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-2017-0281.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Skype for Business 2016 installed on the computer.

More information about this security update

Security-related fixes and improvements that are included in this security update

This security update contains fixes for the following nonsecurity issues: 

 

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.

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Skype: Skype User Voice portal

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