Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – October 2017

This week’s Security Update seems to have touched a few items and of course the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client is no exception. Our September update took us to 15.0.4963.1000 and today we jump to 15.0.4971.1000. Kb 4011179: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – September 2017

It’s been a month since our last update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client took us to 15.0.4953.1000. Today, a security update takes us to 15.0.4963.1000. Kb 4011107: 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 …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – August 2017

It’s been 3 weeks since our last update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client. Today we go from 15.0.4945.1000 to 15.0.4953.1000, aka Kb 4011046. What’s Fixed A handful of items are addressed in this update: Kb 4035431 “Call forwarding settings failed” dialog occurs after you sign out Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) if RCC …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – July 2017

It’s been 3 weeks since our last update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client. Today we go from 15.0.4933.1000 to … 15.0.4933.1000 – although the article (kb3213574) and other evidence – see below – confirms it’s 15.0.4945.1000. What’s Fixed This one contains a solo update: Kb 4032344 Low Internet Explorer performance when Skype for Business …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – June 2017

It’s been 3 months since our last security update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client, and five weeks since this one. Today we go from 15.0.4927.1000 to 15.0.4933.1000. It addresses a risk of remote code execution. Kb 3191939: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – April 2017

Our April update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client (Kb 3178731) follows last month’s Security Update and takes us from 15.0.4911.1000 to 15.0.4919.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4016107 Supports to join a meeting in Lync Web App when you don’t sign in to Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) Kb …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Security Update – March 2017

By my reading it’s been 5 months since our last security update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client, and this one takes us from 15.0.4903.1001 to 15.0.4911.1000. It’s listed as Critical as there’s the risk of remote code execution. Kb 4013075 “This security update resolves vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Graphics Component on Microsoft Windows, Microsoft …

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SfB "Cannot park call right now"

I’m on record saying Call Park is my favourite PABX feature, and its great that we have it available to us in Skype for Business. “Parking” a call transfers it off to a “holding bay” where the caller hears MOH until such time as someone retrieves the call. If they’re left waiting too long a …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – February 2017

Our February update fixes a handful of issues in the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client (KB3161988), and in so doing it takes us from 15.0.4893.1000 to 15.0.4903.1001. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb4010268 Make High Importance IM messages more prominent in Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) Kb4010264 “Search Chat Room History” pushes …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – January 2017

The New Year’s off to a cracker of a start with this week’s update to the Office 2013-based Lync/SfB client (Kb3141468), which takes us from 15.0.4885.1000 to 15.0.4893.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb3213025 Meeting link is disabled in Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) when Exchange servers of both organizations have …

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