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Critical Windows Outlook patch

August 1, 2017

Microsoft has released critical patches for Windows Outlook out of band. This patch fix vulnerabilities that may be exploited.

*All Windows PCs must be patched*

To patch your Windows 7 PC

Click on the update icon on the taskbar.

If you do not have such an icon, run Windows Update by clicking the "Start" button, click "All Programs", and then click "Windows Update".

After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.

To patch your Windows 10 PC

Click on the update icon on the taskbar.

If you do not have such an icon, click the "Start" button with the Windows logo, then click the "Settings" gear icon along the left side of the Start menu.

Click the "Update & Security" category in Settings, the click the "Check for Updates" button.

After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.

Please contact help@cs.cmu.edu or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.