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Microsoft Releases September 2020 Security Patches

Released on September 08, 2020, this month’s security patch is aimed to fix a total of 129 newly discovered security vulnerabilities affecting various versions of its Windows operating systems and related software.

Of the 129 bugs spanning its various products — Microsoft Windows, Edge browser, Internet Explorer, ChakraCore, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Office, ASP.NET, OneDrive, Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Dynamics — that received new patches, 23 are listed as critical, 105 are important, and one is moderate in severity.

MAKE SURE YOUR COMPUTER IS UP TO DATE

To make sure your computer is updated — which is very important — simply click on the Start  button, and then go to Settings  > Update & Security   > Windows Update. Click “Check for Updates” and apply any updates waiting. It is normal if the computer needs to restart to apply some updates.

For more information on Microsoft Windows 10 updates, please see this: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027667/windows-10-update

SECURITY PATCH UPDATE INFORMATION

The September 2020 security release consists of security updates for the following software:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Microsoft ChakraCore
  • Internet Explorer
  • SQL Server
  • Microsoft JET Database Engine
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • SQL Server
  • ASP.NET
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Azure DevOps

For more information please see: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/2020-Sep

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