On February 9, Microsoft released its scheduled patch update for February 2016. This month's update covers vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Remote Desktop, Microsoft Journal, Microsoft WebDAV, Microsoft .NET Framework, Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Microsoft Network Policy Server RADIUS, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Edge and Adobe Flash Player. Twelve security bulletins have been released to address these issues.
Customers are advised to apply all patches as soon as possible.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2016
ThreatCon Level 2
Medium : Increased alertness
This condition applies when knowledge or the expectation of attack activity is present, without specific events occurring or when malicious code reaches a moderate risk rating. Under this condition, a careful examination of vulnerable and exposed systems is appropriate, security applications should be updated with new signatures and/or rules as soon as they become available and careful monitoring of logs is recommended. Changes to the security infrastructure are not required.