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July 22, 2015

BACKGROUND

July 20, 2015, Microsoft released security advisory MS15-078 [1]
documenting a critical vulnerability in the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability could lead to remote code execution. Microsoft has rated this a Critical security impact.

IMPACT

A remote attacker that successfully exploits this vulnerability could
potentially execute malicious code in the context of the System account. Please see "Recommendations" and "Workarounds" below for further steps that must be taken.

PLATFORMS AFFECTED

July 14, 2015

Now until September 18, 2015, IT Services is able to offer staff and faculty of the University of Chicago extended access of Adobe Creative Cloud, free of charge.