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This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes. This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 13, 2009. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 13, 2009, see the "References" section.

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This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on or after January 13, 2009.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-069: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB974392)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS06-025 (KB911280) on Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 597KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1330KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 950KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 596KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 930KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=177555
  • MS09-070: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (KB971726)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 447KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 517KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 807KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1012KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=163844
  • MS09-071: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB974318)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2008
    • Important: Windows Vista, Windows server 2003, and Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 503KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 274KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 495KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 595KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1308KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 891KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 609KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 558KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=177727
  • MS09-072: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB976325)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS09-054 (KB974455) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    • KB976749 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7: ~ 3068KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6809KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 17664KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8947KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17322KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista update: ~ 8947KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17322KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9705KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39470KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 9705KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39470KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 9620KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 17664KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 20792KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 9620KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 20792KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9182KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 48067KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38107KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9185KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38107KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3986KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 23553KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 18479KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4997KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 18479KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4238KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: 3317KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8947KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17322KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 8947KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17322KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9705KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39470KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9705KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39470KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9182KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 48067KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38107KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9185KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38107KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169404
  • MS09-073: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973904)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 856KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2672KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1721KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 859KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 880KB
    Description:

    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=163833

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate File Size:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 9409KB
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9745KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9409KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [December 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2221KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2225KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB955759)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1063KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1612KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1272KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1140KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 689KB
    Description:
    An issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=123411
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB970430)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 836KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1404KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1750KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 697KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1548KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1104KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 668KB
    Description:
    Install this update to help strengthen authentication credentials in specific scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=164478
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB971737)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 621KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 303KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 530KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 668KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1544KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1054KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 670KB
    Description:
    Install this update to help strengthen authentication credentials in specific scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=164479
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003 (KB973917)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB970430 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 3953KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2219KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4073KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 888KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1635KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3139KB
    Description:
    Install this update to help strengthen authentication credentials in specific scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157136
  • Update for Windows 2000 (KB976138)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~809KB
    • DirectX 9 for Windows 2000: ~1008KB
    Description:

    An issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=123411

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS08-037: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB951748)
    • Packages have been updated to address a known issue.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951748 MS08-037: Description of the security update for DNS in Windows Server 2003, in Windows XP, and in Windows 2000 Server (client side): July 8, 2008

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB944036)
    • Packages refreshed for latest cumulative security updates.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

New security content:

  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows XP (KB972187)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3 update: ~ 587KB
    • Windows XP Service Pack 2 update: ~ 592KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125419

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates [November 2009] (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows XP update: ~ 324KB
    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 (KB968349)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB963032 on Windows Server 2003
    • KB972421 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 27377KB
    Description:
    Install this update to obtain Windows Home Server Power Pack 3. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/968349
  • Update for Windows Vista and Windows XP (KB969084)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3384KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2020KB
    Description:
    The Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 client update enables you to use the new Remote Desktop Services features. These features are introduced in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2 and are available for computers that are running Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows XP Service Pack 3. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165612
  • Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 (KB973685)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP update: ~ 2046KB
    • Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2046KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64, Windows Server 2008 IA-64, Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2046KB
    Description:
    Install this update to prevent applications from sending too many HTTP requests while a well-known Document Type Definition (DTD) is included. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973685
  • Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 (KB973686)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2756KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP update: ~ 956KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1862KB
    Description:
    Install this update to prevent applications from sending too many HTTP requests while a well-known Document Type Definition (DTD) is included. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973686
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB973687)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2998KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1302KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3315KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 937KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3756KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2775KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1581KB
    Description:
    Install this update to prevent applications from sending too many HTTP requests while a well-known Document Type Definition (DTD) is included. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973687
  • Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB973688)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP update: ~ 5625KB
    • Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5625KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA64, Windows Server 2008 IA-64, Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5625KB
    Description:
    Install this update to prevent applications from sending too many HTTP requests while a well-known Document Type Definition (DTD) is included. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973688
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB976092)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 64KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 74KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a possible data loss issue involving controllers that support ADMA. During some transfers to a SD card, the data written to the card could be corrupted. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976092
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (KB976098)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB970653 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 141KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 347KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 493KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 254KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1148KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1361KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 509KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1055KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 705KB o
    • Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2009. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/976098
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB976470)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 792KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 413KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 834KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which the "Date and Time" window of Control Panel will incorrectly display an error message. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976470

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows XP (KB952069)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952069

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-045: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB975542)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 718KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157304
  • MS09-063: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB973565)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 576KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 245KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 491KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=163840
  • MS09-064: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB974783)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 532KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974783
  • MS09-065: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB969947)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Supersedes: MS09-025 (KB968537) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2873KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1144KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1592KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1441KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5641KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4328KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1474KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1314KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=162428
  • MS09-066: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 (KB973037)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS09-018 (KB969805) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000 MS08-035 (KB949014) on Windows server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 844KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1147KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1204KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 4162KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5639KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1403KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected system to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157862
  • MS09-066: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB973039)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS09-018 (KB970437) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1224KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2864KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1229KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected system to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157862

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 9429KB
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9768KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9429KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [November 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2221KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2224KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB943729)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 702KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 887KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 702KB
    Description:
    Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1). Group Policy Preferences enable information technology professionals to configure, deploy, and manage operating system and application settings they previously were not able to manage using Group Policy. After you install this update, your computer will be able to process the new Group Policy Preference extensions. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943729
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB960568)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1436KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1934KB
    Description:
    The Windows Management Framework BITS package provides updated management functionality for IT Professionals. This package includes the component Background Intelligent Transfer Service 4.0 (BITS). After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165611
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB968930)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 33957KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 35894KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 6300KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 10334KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 6156KB
    Description:
    The Windows Management Framework Core package provides updated management functionality for IT Professionals. This package includes the following components: Windows PowerShell 2.0 and Windows Remote Management (WinRM) 2.0. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165613

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-045: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB971961)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    971961 MS09-045: Vulnerability in JScript Scripting Engines could allow remote code execution
  • MS09-051: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB975025)
    • Packages refreshed for Windows Server 2000 only.
    • Packages have changed but binaries have not changed. o
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    975025 MS09-051: Description of the security update for Audio Compression Manager

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB975053)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    975053 Description of the Windows Media Center update for Windows 7 that addresses some output issues with ISDB broadcasts

Monday, November 2, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer (KB976749)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 update: ~ 3039KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 6746KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 9067KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6746KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 5709KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 3038KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~6760KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista update: ~ 3038KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6760KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3902KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 13713KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 3907KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13713KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2367KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 5709KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6175KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 2367KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6175KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2563KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 8694KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 2567KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8694KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3902KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 10001KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 7781KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3907KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 7781KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1769KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1491KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues that may occur after installing the Internet Explorer cumulative security update issued as MS09-054. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=976749

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB960362)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1933KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3011KB
    Description:
    The Windows Ribbon and Animation Manager Library contains the Windows Ribbon API, a command framework that enables developers to quickly and easily create rich ribbon experiences in their applications, and the Windows Animation Manager API, an animation framework for managing the scheduling and execution of user interface element animations. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165609
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB971512)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 4694KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 9743KB
    Description:
    The Windows Graphics, Imaging, and XPS Library contain the latest advancements in modern graphics technologies for gaming, multimedia, imaging and printing applications. It includes updates to DirectX, DirectCompute, and XPS Library. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165607
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB971513)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 647KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1017KB
    Description:
    The Windows Automation API library contains the latest version of the Microsoft User Interface Automation (UI Automation) and Microsoft Active Accessibility libraries that are provided in Windows 7. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165610
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB971513)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 762 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1343 KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 762KB
    Description:
    The Windows Automation API library contains the latest version of the Microsoft User Interface Automation (UI Automation) and Microsoft Active Accessibility libraries that are provided in Windows 7. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165610
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB971514)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 3036KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4142KB
    Description:
    Windows Portable Devices (WPD) platform is a driver technology that supports many different portable devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, and portable media players. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165605
  • Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB971644)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Windows Platform Update Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 7274KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 13771KB
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 10310KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17913KB
    Description:
    The Platform Update for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista is a collection of runtime libraries that make it easy for developers to target a wider customer base. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/FWlink/?LinkID=160189
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB972145)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 14363KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 22297KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a compliance issue with Windows Media Player and Set program access and computer defaults. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972145
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB975364)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 507KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 684KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 510KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 684KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 507KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 684KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 510KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 684KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB975364)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 37KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 38KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 38KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 38KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB975889)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB952714 on Windows Vista
    • KB939165 on Windows Vista
    • KB931174 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 RTM and Windows Vista SP1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 24KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 31KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 32KB
    Description:
    This update configures the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program to improve the quality of software information that is sent to Microsoft. This information is used to help improve the features that you use most frequently. Participation in the program is voluntary and no information that is collected is used to identify or contact you. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975889
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB975891)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate File Size: ~ 194KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an application compatibility issue with some HP Printer Software and Windows 7. After you install this item, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975891

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems (KB953300)
    • Updated text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    953300 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003: October 13, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB975053)
    • Updated metadata for machines in Japan region only.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    975053 Description of the Windows Media Center update for Windows 7 that addresses some output issues with ISDB broadcasts

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB975053)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 305KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 645KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve the following issues with Windows 7 Media Center:
    • Fixes an issue with SPDIF output for systems configured for ISDB broadcasts.
    • Fixes an issue when TV content is output over analog display connectors such as Component, Composite and S-Video.
    ISDB is the broadcast standard used in Japan. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975053

Friday, October 16, 2009

Changes to existing Non-Security Content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)
    • Updating metadata of the following items to mark them for exclusive install:
      • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for .NET versions 2.0 through 3.5 (KB951847) x64
      • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for .NET versions 2.0 through 3.5 (KB951847) x86
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-051: Security Update for Windows Media Format Runtime for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB954155)
    • Updated metadata for Windows Server 2008 only.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954155 MS09-051: Description of the security update for Windows Media Format Runtime for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
  • MS09-055: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973525)
    • Updated metadata for Windows Server 2008 only.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    973525 MS09-055: Description of the security update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973525)

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-050: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB975517)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 354KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 197KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 244KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163970
  • MS09-051: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB969878)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 789KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 663KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125438
  • MS09-051: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB975025)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 653KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 833KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 657KB
    • Windows Media Player 9 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 652KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125438
  • MS09-051: Security Update for Windows Media Format Runtime for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB954155)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 371KB
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 798KB
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows XP x64 update, 32-bit: ~ 913KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 765KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update, 32-bit: ~ 963KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update, 64-bit: ~ 776KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9, 9.5 & 11 for Windows XP SP3 update: ~ 1101KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9, 9.5 & 11 for Windows XP SP2 update: ~ 1102KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9 for Windows Server 2000 update: ~ 768KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125438
  • MS09-052: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB974112)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-076 (KB954600) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 601KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 790KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 605KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 598KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163913
  • MS09-053: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB975254)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 282KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 160KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 278KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 548KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1132KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 752KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 544KB o Windows 2000 update: ~ 537KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=164004
  • MS09-054: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB974455)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS09-034 (KB972260) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17301KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista update: ~ 8938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17301KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9689KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39454KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 9690KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39454KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 9600KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 17665KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 20756KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 9600KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 20756KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9179KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 48064KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38116KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9185KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38116KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3956KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 23382KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 18368KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4977KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 18368KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4216KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~3294KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17301KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 8938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17301KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9689KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39454KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9690KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39454KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9179KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 48064KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38116KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9185KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38116KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163979
  • MS09-054: Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB974455)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7: ~ 3069KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6806KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 9141KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163979
  • MS09-055: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973525)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP and Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    • Low: Windows Server 2008
    Supersedes: MS09-032 (KB973346) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 61KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 65KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 496KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1013KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 674KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 498KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 495KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-055.mspx
  • MS09-055: Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB973525)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows 7
    • Low: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate fle sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 26KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 27KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 27KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-055.mspx
  • MS09-056: Security Update for Windows (KB974571)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS04-007 (KB828028) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 83KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~42KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 67KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 144KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 99KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 149KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 516KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1095KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 747KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 521KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 513KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to misrepresent a system action or behavior without the knowledge of the user. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=163830
  • MS09-057: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB969059)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS06-053 (KB920685) on Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1044KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 4827KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3408KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1062KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1049KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=163832
  • MS09-058: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB971486)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-064 (KB956841) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS07-022 (KB931784) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 4294KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2532KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3718KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2561KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 7387KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 7807KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2700KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1604KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=162442
  • MS09-059: Security Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB975467)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 410KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 149KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 293KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2408KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1290KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2047KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 700KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1665KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1162KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 750KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected system to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975467
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (KB974470)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Important: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 11708KB
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista update: ~ 5963KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 11259KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161070
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 x86 and Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 (KB953298)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2647KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=127836
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows (KB953297)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS07-040 (KB929729) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS07-040 (KB928366) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 83KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 14120KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=127769
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB974468)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5163KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10406KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=158249
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB974469)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    • Important: Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 11970KB
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista update: ~ 5032KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10644KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161069
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB953300)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 15353KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 12197KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 5539KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    hhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=127837
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 Security Update for Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center (KB953295)

    Locale: Dutch, Chinese (Traditional), Spanish, Italian, English, Japanese, German, French, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-040 (KB930494) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows XP update: ~ 3826KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=127768
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB974467)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5007KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10609KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161068
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB974417)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 2000 and Windows XP
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 30889KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 25099KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 11459KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161067
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB974291)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    • Important: Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 18474KB
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista update: ~ 5290KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10174KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161066
  • MS09-061: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB974292)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5261KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10137KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161065
  • MS09-062: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB971108)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-052 (KB947742) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 7002KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=162535
  • MS09-062: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB971110)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-052 (KB947748) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1326KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=162537
  • MS09-062: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB971111)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1679KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=162538
  • MS09-062: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB958869)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-052 (KB938464) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 3574KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1248KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2600KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1302KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3688KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2357KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1304KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1551KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=161342

New non-security content:

  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB974306)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB960544 on Windows Vista
    • KB967632 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 13461KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 14733KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 974306. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163265
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [October 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2222KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2225KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB974431)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 16519KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 21607KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 21607KB
    Description:
    This is a reliability update. This update resolves some reliability issues in Window 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. By applying this update, you can achieve better reliability in various scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974431
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB974307)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Prerequisite: Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB953272)
    Supersedes:
    • KB966315 on Windows Vista
    • KB958653 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 10845KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 11987KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 974307. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=163268
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000 update: ~ 9092KB
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9426KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9092KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS08-069: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-based Systems (KB954430)
    • Updated metadata to allow offering of this update to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954430 MS08-069: Description of the security update for XML Core Services 4.0: November 11, 2008

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB968389)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    968389 Extended Protection for Authentication
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Packages refreshed for latest cumulative security updates.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates [September 2009] (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 319KB
    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB972421)

    Locale: Spanish, Italian, Chinese (Traditional), French, English, German, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese
    Deployment: Windows Update
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 653KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972421
  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB947821) [September 2009]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~58841KB
    • Windows Server 2008 for x64: ~78895KB
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~29731KB
    • Windows Vista update: ~80025KB
    • Windows Vista for x64 update: ~109566KB
    Description:
    This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 (KB974332)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 1907KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 1697KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 1834KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with non-compatible applications for Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows 7. For complete details of this update, see Knowledge Base Article KB974332. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/974332
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Dynamic Installer (KB974332)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 1111KB
    • Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Dynamic Installer for x64 update: ~ 1102KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Dynamic Installer for IA-64 update: ~ 57KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with non-compatible applications for Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows 7. For complete details of this update, see Knowledge Base Article KB974332. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/974332
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP with Language Interface Pack (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS
    Classification: Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~16908KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. This installation is only for versions of Windows XP that have a Language Interface Pack installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-047: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB972554)
    • Removed targeting for Windows Server 2003 SP1 because it is no longer supported.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972554 MS09-047: Description of the security update for Windows Media Services: September 8, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP with Language Interface Pack
    • Packages refreshed for a change to the Internet Explorer Setup user experience. This only applies to Recommended/Automatic updates and not WSUS.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Update for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Dynamic Installer (KB972036)
    • Republishing packages.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972036 August 2009 Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Update

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows Vista and Windows XP (KB973768)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Vista and Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 x86
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 108KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 135KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 560KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-045: Security Update for Jscript for Windows (KB971961)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical Supersedes: MS06-023 (KB917344) on Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Jscript 5.8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 335KB
    • Jscript 5.8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 644KB
    • Jscript 5.8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 798KB
    • Jscript 5.8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1315KB
    • Jscript 5.8 for Windows XP update: ~ 800KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 772KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 350KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 870KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 720KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1733KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1210KB
    • Jscript 5.7 for Windows XP update: ~ 725KB
    • Jscript 5.6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 695KB
    • Jscript 5.6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1686KB
    • Jscript 5.6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1238KB
    • Jscript 5.6 for Windows XP update: ~ 682KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 693KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157304
  • MS09-046: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB956844)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 559KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1230KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 828KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 563KB o Windows 2000 update: ~ 555KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=158009
  • MS09-047: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (KB972554)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical Supersedes: MS08-076 (KB952068) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 x86, and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition.
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 1278KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1524KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1837KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 4732KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=158082
  • MS09-047: Security Update for Windows Media Format Runtime for Windows (KB968816)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical Supersedes: MS06-078 (KB923689) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2565KB
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5651KB
    • Media Format Runtime 11 for Windows XP x64 update, 32-bit: ~ 1498KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1371KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update, 32-bit: ~ 2217KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9.5 for Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update, 64-bit: ~ 1874KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9, 9.5 & 11 for Windows XP SP3 update: ~ 4412KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9, 9.5 & 11 for Windows XP SP2 update: ~ 4863KB
    • Media Format Runtime 9 for Windows Server 2000 update: ~ 1618KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=158082
  • MS09-048: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003 (KB967723)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 3724KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 4260KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6277KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 839KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1331KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 2740KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155978
  • MS09-049: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB970710)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista
    • Important: Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 897KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1487KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=151360

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [September 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2221KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2224KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 8798KB
      • Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9298KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~8798KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987

Changes to existing security content:

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (KB972260)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972260 MS09-034: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
  • MS09-044: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB956744)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    956744 MS09-044: Description of the security update for Remote Desktop Client version 6.0 and 6.1: August 11, 2009

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB972036)
    • Packages have been updated to address a known issue.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972036 August 2009 Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Update
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB973879)
    • Packages have been updated to address a known issue.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    973879 You receive a "Stop 0x0000003E" error message when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 on a computer that has certain multiple processors

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 WSUS V2 update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 WSUS V2/Windows Vista x64 WSUS V2 update: ~ 4186KB
    • Windows Vista WSUS V2 update: ~ 4149KB
    • Windows Server 2003 WSUS V2 update: ~ 16863KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 WSUS V2 /Windows XP x64 WSUS V2 update: ~ 33973KB
    • Windows XP WSUS V2 update: ~ 16883KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Cumulative security updates and compatibility view list updates for Internet Explorer 8 are not included in these updates. Administrators can individually deploy cumulative security updates and compatibility view list updates to Internet Explorer 8.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB970653)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB955839 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 252KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1143KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1355KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1054KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 703KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 511KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2009. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/970653
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB972036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB957388 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2661KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 4265KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5541KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with non-compatible applications for Windows Server 2008/ Windows Vista. For complete details of this update, see Knowledge Base Article KB972036. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/972036
  • Update for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Dynamic Installer (KB972036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Dynamic Installer update: ~879KB
    • Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Dynamic Installer for x64 update: ~32KB
    • Windows Server 2008 Dynamic Installer for IA-64 update: ~31KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with non-compatible applications for Windows Server 2008/ Windows Vista. For complete details of this update, see Knowledge Base Article KB972036. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/972036
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (KB972455)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Supersedes:
    • KB954960 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    • KB935524 on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003
    • KB948014 on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 84386KB
    • Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 86770KB
    Description:
    Install Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) to obtain improvements including support for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 clients, BranchCache and additional features. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972455
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Dynamic Installer for Server Manager (KB972493)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional Installation and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB948014 on Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 x86 and Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 84386KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 86770KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable Server Manager to install WSUS as a new server role. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972493
  • Language Pack - Windows 7 (KB972813)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional Installation
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 Ultimate Language Packs
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 47584KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 52497KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 35390KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 41616KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 140782KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 160194KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 111282KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 182566KB
    • Croatian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 41145KB
    • Croatian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 47212KB
    • Czech Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 46420KB
    • Czech Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 55033KB
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 41340KB
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 49726KB
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 44655KB
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 53007KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 156628KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 162275KB
    • Estonian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 33532KB
    • Estonian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 39634KB
    • Finnish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 46257KB
    • Finnish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 54731KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~86313 KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 94954KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 107243KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 116051KB
    • Greek Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 44249KB
    • Greek Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 53996KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 36267KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 45274KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 42816KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 51457KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 41627KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 50076KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 92475KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 112125KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 47804KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 68206KB
    • Latvian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 30411KB
    • Latvian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 36416KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 34747KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 40826KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 48544KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 56850KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 47862KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 56587KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 44296KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 53044KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 44651KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 53171KB
    • Romanian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 40037KB
    • Romanian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 45970KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 46289KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 55821KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 43526KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 49564KB
    • Slovak Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 34808KB
    • Slovak Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 40864KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 34333KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 40382KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 92298KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 100911KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 44978KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 53493KB
    • Thai Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 36072KB
    • Thai Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 42147KB
    • Turkish Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 37848KB
    • Turkish Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 46227KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack - Windows 7 update: ~ 37220KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack - Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 43528KB
    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language of Windows 7 to be the language pack language.

    Go to the Clock, Language, and Region category in the Control Panel to change the display language.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=144236
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB973874)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 511KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 685KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB973874)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 39KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 40KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB973879)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition and Windows Vista x64-based Systems
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2721KB
    Description:
    Install this update if you are receiving a "Stop 0x0000003E" error message when you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 on a computer that has multiple processors. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973879

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-029: Security Update for Windows XP (KB961371)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    961371 MS09-029: Vulnerabilities in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine could allow remote code execution
  • MS09-036: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB972593)
    • Updated text.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972593 MS09-036: Description of the ASP.NET security update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and on Windows Server 2008: August 11, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Packages refreshed for latest cumulative security updates and compatibility view list. This only applies to Recommended/Automatic updates and not WSUS.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • Packages refreshed for a change to the Internet Explorer Setup user experience. This only applies to Recommended/Automatic updates and not WSUS.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 8 Language Packs for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Added Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) channel.
    • Packages have not changed, and binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8

Friday, August 14, 2009

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB973869)
    • Updated metadata to resolve a reoffering issue on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows XP x64 Edition, and Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    973869 MS09-037: Description of the security update for the DHTML editing component ActiveX control: August 11, 2009

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-036: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB972591)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 1682KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2068KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected application to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157296
  • MS09-036: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 (KB972592)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2060KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2448KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected application to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157296
  • MS09-036: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB972593)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2134KB
    • Windows Server 2008,Windows Vista update: ~ 1700KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64,Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2089KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system with the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157201
  • MS09-036: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 (KB972594)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2546KB
    • Windows Server 2008,Windows Vista update: ~ 2076KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64,Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2467KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to cause the affected application to stop responding. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157204
  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973354)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-048 (KB951066) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1051KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 4972KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3333KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1064KB
    • Outlook Express 5.5 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1544KB
    • Outlook Express 6.0 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 2423KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows (KB973507)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 156KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 105KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 153KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 520KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1093KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 732KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 523KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 523KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows (KB973540)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS07-047 (KB936782) on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • KB959772 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9521KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 16724KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2432KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 4625KB
    • Windows XP Service Pack 2 update: ~ 9847KB
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3 update: ~ 10020KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4625KB
    • Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 6016KB
    • Windows Media Player 9 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 2196KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB973815)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 566KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1089KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 750KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 569KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB973869)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: (KB891781) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 543KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1061KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 723KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 547KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 538KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158695
  • MS09-038: Security Update for Windows (KB971557)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 725KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 263KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 513KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 531KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1159KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 766KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 535KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 529KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155975
  • MS09-039: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 (KB969883)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS09-008 (KB961064) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 734KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1200KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1753KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1055KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155974
  • MS09-040: Security Update for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB971032)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-065 (KB951071) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    • MS07-065 (KB937894) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 1094KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2002KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1507KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 6340KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4464KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1391KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1382KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155979
  • MS09-041: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB971657)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 176KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 149KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 172KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 553KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1136KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 778KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 561KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155977
  • MS09-042: Security Update for Windows (KB960859)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Supersedes: MS05-033 (KB896428) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 191KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 174KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 197KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 553KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1152KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 758KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 559KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1219KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157140
  • MS09-044: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB956744)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2356KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1018KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2182KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1952KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4044KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2359KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157861
  • MS09-044: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB958469)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1532KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 4168KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3183KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 889KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157861
  • MS09-044: Security Update for Windows XP and Windows 2000 (KB958470)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows XP x86 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1321KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1517KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157861
  • MS09-044: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB958471)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 905KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=157861

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 8798KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9298KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~8798KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [August 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2220KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2224KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB968389)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 3506KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1764KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3201KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1289KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5195KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3831KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1416KB
    Description:
    Install this update to help strengthen authentication credentials in specific scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968389

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-029: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB961371)
    • Packages have been updated to address a known issue.
    • Packages have changed, and binaries have changed.
    • This update may have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    961371 MS09-029: Vulnerabilities in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB925876)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925876 Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0)

Thursday, August 06, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB972636)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 39KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 for IA-64 update: ~ 40KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381

Monday, August 03, 2009

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-034: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB972260)
    • The package targeting Korean versions of Windows 2000 has been updated.
    • Non-Korean binaries have not changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972260 MS09-034: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-034: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB972260)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS09-019 (KB969897) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8868KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17154KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista update: ~ 8868KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17154KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9412KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39431KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 9415KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39431KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 9568KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 16514KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 20680KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 9568KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 20680KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9152KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47985KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38078KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9156KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38078KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3953KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 23364KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 18337KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4956KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 18337KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4211KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~3288KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8868KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17154KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 8868KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17154KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9412KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39431KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9415KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39431KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9152KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47985KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38078KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9156KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38078KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158199

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB973825)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 829KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1464KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 2410KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue where you receive a digital signature policy error message when installing a large Microsoft Windows Installer (.msi) package or a large Microsoft Windows Installer Patch (.msp) package. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973825

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Packages refreshed for latest cumulative security updates and compatibility view list.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB972636)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 685KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 685KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381
  • Internet Explorer 8 Language Packs for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional Installation and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 902KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 919KB
    Description:
    The Internet Explorer 8 Language Packs install language specific resource files, allowing users to view the user interface of Internet Explorer 8 in a different supported language. This update will install Internet Explorer 8 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your Windows machine. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=115752

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-028: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB971633)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS09-011 (KB961373) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • MS08-033 (KB951698) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 997KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 4653KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3059KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1044KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 810KB
    • DirectX 8 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1011KB
    • DirectX 9 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1008KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152887
  • MS09-029: Security Update for Windows (KB961371)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS06-002 (KB908519) on Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 978KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 440KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 901KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 562KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1268KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 868KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 569KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 581KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=139788
  • MS09-032: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB973346)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-032 (KB950760) and KB969898 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 43KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 61KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 65KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 495KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1012KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 673KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 498KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 494KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157386

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 9021KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9529KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~9021KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [July 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2222KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2225KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB970408)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 335KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 432KB
    Description:
    Install this update to help prevent an issue in which users may experience intermittent Bluetooth device failures. Computers that have a Bluetooth radio connected to a USB 2.0 hub may experience this problem. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=153677

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 Edition
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems (KB948465)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948465 Information about Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950050)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    950050 Description of the update for the release version of the Hyper-V technology for Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (KB948465)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 477881KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 475526KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 756260KB
    Description:
    Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is an update to Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. It includes all delivered updates since Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 product release, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Standalone (KB948465) - All Languages

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 496638KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 498580KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 781443KB
    Description:
    Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is an update to Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. It includes all delivered updates since Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 product release, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Ultimate Language Packs

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional Installation and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Arabic Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 176249 KB
    • Arabic Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 187840 KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 161568 KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 168132 KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 257278 KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 304011 KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 212096 KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 271399 KB
    • Croatian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 153014 KB
    • Croatian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 158982 KB
    • Czech Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 165068 KB
    • Czech Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 174306 KB
    • Danish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 158717 KB
    • Danish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 168223 KB
    • Dutch Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 158946 KB
    • Dutch Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 168049 KB
    • English Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 273018 KB
    • English Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 395473 KB
    • Estonian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 155029 KB
    • Estonian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 161033 KB
    • Finnish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 162541 KB
    • Finnish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 171386 KB
    • French Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 215366 KB
    • French Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 265703 KB
    • German Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 225382 KB
    • German Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 288794 KB
    • Greek Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 174419 KB
    • Greek Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 185231 KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 168874 KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 178705 KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 173181 KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 182669 KB
    • Italian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 168463 KB
    • Italian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 177123 KB
    • Japanese Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 227867 KB
    • Japanese Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 274506 KB
    • Korean Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 165813 KB
    • Korean Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 178522 KB
    • Latvian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 155343 KB
    • Latvian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 161341 KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 156824 KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 162979 KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 157984 KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 167342 KB
    • Polish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 164986 KB
    • Polish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 174691 KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 161100 KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 170758 KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 167117 KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 176927 KB
    • Romanian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 156613 KB
    • Romanian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 162605 KB
    • Russian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 168694 KB
    • Russian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 179434 KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 156674 KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 162563 KB
    • Slovak Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 164611 KB
    • Slovak Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 170677 KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 158615 KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 164523 KB
    • Spanish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 204699 KB
    • Spanish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 252542 KB
    • Swedish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 158569 KB
    • Swedish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 167651 KB
    • Thai Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 152907 KB
    • Thai Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 159093 KB
    • Turkish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 174622 KB
    • Turkish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 184000 KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 158028 KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 164405 KB
    Description:
    When you install this language pack on Windows Vista Ultimate and select this language in Change Display Language in Control Panel, Windows displays menus and dialog boxes in Language Pack language. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=81071

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (KB948465) – [English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish]
    • Updated metadata
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948465 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Standalone (KB948465) - English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    • Updated metadata
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948465 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB937286)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    937286 Windows Vista service pack stand-alone packages do not contain the updated Windows Vista Help files
  • Update to .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework Assistant 1.0 (KB963707)
    • Added missing Error Code.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    963707 How to remove the .NET Framework Assistant for Firefox

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update to .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework Assistant 1.0 (KB963707)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework Assistant 1.0 x86 update: ~ 759KB
    • .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework Assistant 1.0 x64 update: ~ 759KB
    Description:
    The update to .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework Assistant 1.0 for Firefox addresses several compatibility issues with version 1.0 of the extension.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/963707
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB971930)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista (KB943729)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Added new language packs.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP with Language Interface Pack
    • Added new language packs.
    • Packages have changed, but binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)
    • Added new bundles to specifically target Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (KB951847) Language Pack
    • Added new bundles to specifically target Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)
    • Separate language packs from the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 core bundle due to a language pack setup issue.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (KB951847) Language Pack
    • Marking this update an exclusive update to be installed separately from other updates due to a setup issue.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB959209)
    • Added new bundles to specifically target Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Packages have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    959209 An update for the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is available

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-018: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 (KB969805)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-060 (KB957280) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    • MS08-035 (KB949014) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1204KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 4168KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5642KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1403KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=151361
  • MS09-018: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB970437)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-035 (KB949269) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1223KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2863KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1228KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=151361
  • MS09-019: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB969897)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 for Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Important: Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS09-014 (KB963027) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8285KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 15893KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista update: ~ 8285KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15893KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8255KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37902KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 8258KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37902KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 9422KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 16034KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 19319KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 9422KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 19319KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9217KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47984KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38097KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9222KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38097KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3946KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 23323KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 18300KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4950KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 18300KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4205KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~3283KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8285KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 15893KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 8285KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15893KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8255KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37902KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 8258KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37902KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9217KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47984KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38097KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9222KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38097KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150860
  • MS09-020: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB970483)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 592KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1410KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1010KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 605KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 592KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an anonymous remote attacker to bypass authentication requirements of running Internet Information Services (IIS). You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=150568
  • MS09-022: Security Update for Windows (KB961501)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Supersedes: MS07-021 (KB930178) on Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 922KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 465KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 973KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 649KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1414KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1051KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 662KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1319KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=141786
  • MS09-023: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB963093)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 979KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1328KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 979KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=143550
  • MS09-025: Security Update for Windows (KB968537)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS09-006 (KB958690) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2835KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1134KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1566KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1441KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5629KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4319KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1466KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1312KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150248
  • MS09-026: Security Update for Windows (KB970238)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS07-058 (KB933729) on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1545KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 626KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1541KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 814KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 3341KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2443KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 878KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 703KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150174

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 8704KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9158KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~8704KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [June 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2209KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2214KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB966315)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB956147 and KB958653 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 10844KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 11991KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 966315. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=149118
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB967632)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB955519, KB960544 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 13432KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 14694KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 967632. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=149119
  • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB969898)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB960715 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 59KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 63KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 494KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1010KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 672KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 497KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 493KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150861

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB944036)
    • Packages refreshed for latest cumulative security updates and compatibility view list.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB958653)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    958653 February 2009 Cumulative Update for Media Center TV Pack for Windows Vista

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates [May 2009] (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 307KB
    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (KB948465)

    Locale: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 454261KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 354331KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 591762KB
    Description:
    Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is an update to Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. It includes all delivered updates since Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 product release, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Standalone (KB948465) - English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish

    Locale: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 472267KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 365230KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 605410KB
    Description:
    Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is an update to Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. It includes all delivered updates since Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 product release, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB963032)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 16892KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/963032
  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB971180)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 508KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows Internal Database Service Pack 3 (KB955706)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 SP2, change the classification from “Update Rollups” to “Service Packs” and update the title and description.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    955706 List of the bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Changes to existing non-security Content:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated metadata including removal of the Service Pack Blocker Tool.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Information about Windows XP Service Pack 3

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 9924KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 10340KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~9924KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2212KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2216KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-008: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB961063)
    • Updated supersedence metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    961063 MS09-008: Description of the security update for DNS server: March 10, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    867460 List of bugs that are fixed in the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 for Windows Vista (KB928439)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928439 Windows PowerShell 1.0 Installation Package for Windows Vista
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)
    • Updated the packages to be architecture specific and smaller in size.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

Thursday, May 7, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB969497)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 44KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 44KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 509KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 44KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 43KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 44KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 509KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 686KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 512KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 686KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=969497
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP with Language Interface Pack (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Update
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 19282KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. This installation is only for versions of Windows XP that have a Language Interface Pack installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP with Language Interface Pack (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Optional Installation
    Classification: Non-Security, Updates
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 19282KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. This installation is only for versions of Windows XP that have a Language Interface Pack installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS07-040: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB929729)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929729 Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008: July 10, 2007
  • MS07-040: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.0 Service Pack 3 (KB928367)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928367 Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000: July 10, 2007

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB944036)
    • Added new language packs.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944036 Availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-012: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB952004)
    • The package targeting Norwegian versions of Windows 2000 has been updated.
    • Non-Norwegian binaries have not changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    952004 MS09-012: Description of the security update for MSDTC Transaction Facility: April 2009
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB952068)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    952068 MS08-076: Description of the security update for Windows Media Services 4.1, Windows Media Services 9 Series, and Windows Media Services 2008: December 9, 2008
  • MS08-069: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB954430)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954430 MS08-069: Description of the security update for XML Core Services 4.0: November 11, 2008

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 Dynamic Install for Windows Server 2008 (KB948014)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948014 Description of the Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 package
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 (KB955706)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    955706 List of the bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Important/Automatic Update
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB940767 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 AU V2 update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 AU V2 update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Vista AU V2 update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Vista x64 AU V2 update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Server 2003 AU V2 update: ~ 16862KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 AU V2 update: ~ 33972KB
    • Windows XP AU V2 update: ~ 16883KB
    • Windows XP x64 AU V2 update: ~ 33972KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Optional Installation
    Classification: Non-Security, Updates
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 OPT V2 update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 OPT V2 update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Vista OPT V2 update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Vista x64 OPT V2 update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Server 2003 OPT V2 update: ~ 16862KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 OPT V2 update: ~ 33972KB
    • Windows XP OPT V2 update: ~ 16883KB
    • Windows XP x64 OPT V2 update: ~ 33972KB
    Description:
    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727
  • System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) [April 2009]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 12374KB
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista update: ~ 29377KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 39506KB
    Description:
    This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (KB953338)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Supersedes: KB936988 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 23448KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 27503KB
    Description:
    Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (KB953338) provides the latest updates to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953338
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB955430)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 14268KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 4287KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10148KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to install successfully on all editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this item, it cannot be removed. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955430
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 2 (KB956587)

    Locale: Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB950193, KB958926, KB961030, and KB957825 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 24994KB

    Description:
    Install this update to obtain Windows Home Server Power Pack 2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956587
  • Update for Windows XP (KB961503)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 573KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Double Byte Character Strings (DBCS) when you use Windows Live Messenger version 14. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961503

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS08-023: Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB948881)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948881 MS08-023: Critical security update for ActiveX killbits

Changes to existing Non-Security Content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 (KB929300)
    • Revised the Automatic Updates priority from Recommended to Important for Japanese.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929300 Benefits of the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Expiration of Service Pack Blocker Tool.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 What you should know before you install Service Pack 1

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-010: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB923561)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1512KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5952KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4349KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1316KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1305KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139849
  • MS09-011: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB961373)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-033 (KB951698) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1140KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 8339KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5490KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1043KB
    • DirectX 8 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1010KB
    • DirectX 9 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1006KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain access to information. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=139107
  • MS09-012: Security Update for Windows (KB952004)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 688KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 301KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 616KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1293KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 7191KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5366KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1025KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 3294KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=132587
  • MS09-012: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB956572)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-064 (KB956841) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS08-002 (KB943485) and MS07-022 (KB931784) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 6832KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 3712KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5653KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5504KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 30620KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 30019KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 4574KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=132587
  • MS09-013: Security Update for Windows (KB960803)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 409KB
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 574KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 216KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 491KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 673KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1618KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1147KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 671KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1350KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139852
  • MS09-014: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB963027)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS09-002 (KB961260) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS08-073 (KB958215) and MS08-078 (KB960714) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8809KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 15555KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 17713KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 8809KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 17713KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9176KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47968KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38072KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9183KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38072KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5476KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47911KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 39216KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4942KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 39216KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4204KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3284KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9176KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 47968KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 38072KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9183KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 38072KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=146659
  • MS09-015: Security Update for Windows (KB959426)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • Low: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Supersedes: MS07-035 (KB935839) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2844KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1787KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3135KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 944KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 4528KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3359KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 845KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 511KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=146803

New non-security Content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 10246KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64,and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 10723KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~10240KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2215KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista (KB969058)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista x64-based Systems, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 251KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 251KB
    Description:

    This update resolves an issue discussed in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 969058. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969058
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 AU update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 AU update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Vista AU update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Vista x64 AU update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Server 2003 AU update: ~ 16862KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 AU update: ~ 33972KB
    • Windows XP AU update: ~ 16883KB
    • Windows XP x64 AU update: ~ 33972KB
    Description:

    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727
  • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB944036)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Optional Installation
    Classification: Non-Security, Updates
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 OPT update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 OPT update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Vista OPT update: ~ 13387KB
    • Windows Vista x64 OPT update: ~ 24918KB
    • Windows Server 2003 OPT update: ~ 16862KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 OPT update: ~ 33972KB
    • Windows XP OPT update: ~ 16883KB
    • Windows XP x64 OPT update: ~ 33972KB
    Description:

    Internet Explorer 8 is the latest version of the familiar Web browser that you are most comfortable using. Internet Explorer 8 helps you get everything that you want from the Web faster, easier, and more privately and securely than ever. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 1389KB

    Description:
    The Windows Genuine Advantage Notification tool notifies you if your copy of Windows is not genuine. If your system is found to be non-genuine, the tool will help you obtain a licensed copy of Windows.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39157
  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB926139)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3, and Windows XP x64 Edition Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1691KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2599KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2297KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1693KB
    Description:
    Windows PowerShell is a new command-line shell and scripting language designed for system administration and automation. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell enables IT professionals and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926139
  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB926140)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (traditional), German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese (Japan), Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3, and Windows XP x64 Edition Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1774KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2662KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2390KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1778KB
    Description:
    Windows PowerShell is a new command-line shell and scripting language designed for system administration and automation. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell enables IT professionals and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926140
  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 Multilingual User Interface Package for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB926141)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3, and Windows XP x64 Edition Service Pack 2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4540KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 8671KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 10858KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 4419KB
    Description:
    Install this update to display the Windows PowerShell 1.0 interface in Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926141
  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 for Windows Vista (KB928439)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate, Enterprise, and Business
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5182KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5335KB
    Description:
    Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a new command-line shell and scripting language designed for system administration and automation. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell enables IT professionals and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928439
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 (KB955706)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: MS09-004 (KB960089) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 x86, and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 41626KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 44512KB
    Description:
    This update upgrades the Windows Internal Database (WYukon) used by Windows components namely Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Server Update Services, Active Directory Rights Management Services, Windows System Resource Manager and UDDI Services. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955706
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 2 (KB956587)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB958926, KB957825, KB950193, and KB961030 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 x86
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 25009KB

    Description: Install this update to receive Windows Home Server Power Pack 2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956587
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB967902)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 2148KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which you cannot connect to or start virtual machines because of an expired certificate. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967902

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS07-055: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB923810)
    • Updated detection logic metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923810 MS07-055: Vulnerability in Kodak Image Viewer could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package: x86 (KB909520)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    909520 Description of the software update for Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (KB940518)
    • Updated detection logic metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940518 An update is available that integrates Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 into Server Manager in Windows Server 2008
  • Update for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3 Service Pack 1 for x64-based Systems (KB954960)
    • Updated detection logic metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954960 Some computers do not receive updates from the WSUS server

Thursday, March 19, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB968220)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 x86, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP
    Approximate file size:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 507KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 683KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 510KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 683KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista update: ~ 39KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 507KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 683KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP update: ~ 510KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer Compatibility View List for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 683KB
    Description:
    This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139381

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-006: Security Update for Windows (KB958690)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-061 (KB954211) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2730KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1100KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1515KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1864KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 10712KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8420KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1466KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1312KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=132503
  • MS09-007: Security Update for Windows (KB960225)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS07-031 (KB935840) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 454KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 210KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 418KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 653KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1489KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1034KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 569KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 561KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to misrepresent a system action or behavior without the knowledge of the user. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139854
  • MS09-008: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 (KB961063)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-037 (KB951746) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • MS08-066 (KB956803) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 271KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 317KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1485KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 5909KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 9105KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1386KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139821
  • MS09-008: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 (KB961064)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-034 (KB948745) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 578KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 934KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1334KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 570KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=139821

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version
    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 9448KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9926KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9448KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2009] (KB905866)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2212KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2215KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS07-050: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB938127)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    938127 MS07-050: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-052: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB938464)
    • Updated metadata and package to fix a setup issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update may have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    938464 MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for all editions of Windows XP, of Windows Vista, of Windows Server 2003, and of Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Server 2000 with Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 for x64-based Systems (KB936330)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 What you should know before you install Service Pack 1
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB959772)
    • Updated metadata so users can have this update offered automatically instead of as an optional selection for download.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    959772 You cannot play content that is protected by Microsoft Windows Media Digital Rights Manager in Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 after you upgrade Windows Media Player or the operating system
  • Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB967715)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    967715 How to correct "disable Autorun registry key" enforcement in Windows

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS09-004: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB960082)
    • Updated metadata to fix an installation issue that would result in a failure on systems that have the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) or Automated Deployment Services (ADS) installed using the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE).
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    960082 MS09-004: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2000 GDR and for MSDE 2000: February 10, 2009

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platform: Windows XP x86
    Approximate file size: ~ 301KB

    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB940510)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista x86
    Approximate file size: ~ 1541KB

    Description:
    Install this update to enable Windows Vista to detect software that may bypass product activation and interfere with normal Windows operation. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=99255
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Supersedes:
    • KB959209 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • KB929069 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, and Windows Vista for x64-based Systems
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2114KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 131KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is a full cumulative update that contains many new features that build incrementally upon the .NET Framework 2.0, the .NET Framework 3.0, and the .NET Framework 3.5. It includes cumulative servicing updates to the .NET Framework 2.0 and the .NET Framework 3.0 subcomponents. The .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update provides important application compatibility updates. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133335
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (KB951847) Language Pack

    Locale: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese (Japan), Korean, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, and Windows Vista for x64-based Systems
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 Language Pack _CBS: ~ 22957KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 Language Pack _CBS: ~ 9095KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is a full cumulative update that contains many new features that build incrementally upon the .NET Framework 2.0, the .NET Framework 3.0, and the .NET Framework 3.5. It includes cumulative servicing updates to the .NET Framework 2.0 and the .NET Framework 3.0 subcomponents. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133335
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB959209)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, and Windows Vista for x64-based Systems
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2114KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10114KB

    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update provides compatibility roll-up updates for customer reported issues found after the release of Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133330
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB959772)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional Installation, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Vista update: ~ 9139KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 13495KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 5813KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5936KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable Windows Media Player to automatically correct an error that may occur when DRM protected content requires an update to the license. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959772
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB961030)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file size: ~ 15165KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961030
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB961118)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 701KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 872KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 697KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which an Inbox Printer driver may be unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961118
  • Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB967715)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3341KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 27242KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 24187KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 3140KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1243KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which AutoRun features were not correctly disabled. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for Windows Server 2008 x86 and Windows Vista x86 (KB951847)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 x86 and Windows Vista x86 (KB951847) Language Pack
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951847 List of changes and fixed issues in the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for Windows Server 2008 x86 and Windows Vista x86 (KB959209)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    959209 An update for the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is available

Thursday, February 12, 2009

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be re-released on Thursday, February 12, 2009

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version
    • Expired old packages and released new packages.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    890830 The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-002: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB961260)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Supersedes:
    • MS08-073 (KB958215) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS08-078 (KB960714) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8335KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 14012KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 16621KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 8335KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 16621KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9020KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46680KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37213KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9006KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37213KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9015KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64update: ~ 46680KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37213KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9006KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37213KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=139814
  • MS09-004: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB960082)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-040 (KB948110) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 77216KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 77216KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it. The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE) is used by Windows components, namely Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Server Update Services, Automated Deployment Services, Active Directory Migration Tool and UDDI Services. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960082
  • MS09-004: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (KB960089)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-040 (KB948109) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 41688KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64. Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 44594KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the Windows Internal Database (WYukon) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it. The Windows Internal Database (WYukon) is used by Windows components, namely Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Server Update Services, Active Directory Rights Management Services, Windows System Resource Manager and UDDI Services. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960089

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 9416KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9890KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9416KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [February 2009] (KB905866)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2192 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2193 KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79015
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB958653)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB956147 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 3248KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4095KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 958653. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=137170
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB960544)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB932818 on Windows Vista
    • KB935652 on Windows Vista
    • KB941229 on Windows Vista
    • KB947172 on Windows Vista
    • KB950126 on Windows Vista
    • KB955519 on Windows Vista
    Target platform: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 12579KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 13891KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 960544. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=137169
  • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB960715)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB956391 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 28KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Vista update: ~ 44KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 47KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 496KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1017KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 673KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 499KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 494KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=139076

Changes to existing security content:

  • Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB953839)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    953839 Microsoft Security Advisory: Cumulative security update for ActiveX

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

New non-security content:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Supersedes:
    • KB959209 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • KB929069 on Windows Vista
    • KB110806 on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • KB929300 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • KB829019 on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • KB928416 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Vista x86, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008,Windows Vista update: ~ 30602KB
    • Windows Server 2003,Windows XP update: ~ 37408KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 242743KB
    Description:

    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is a full cumulative update that contains many new features that build incrementally upon the .NET Framework 2.0, the .NET Framework 3.0, and the .NET Framework 3.5. It includes cumulative servicing updates to the .NET Framework 2.0 and the .NET Framework 3.0 subcomponents. The .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update provides important application compatibility updates.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133335
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (KB951847) Language Pack

    Locale: Arabic, Chinese(Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese (Japan), Korean, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish
    Deployment: Recommended / Automatic Updates
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Vista x86, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Language Pack _CBS:~ 39528 KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Language Pack _ stand-alone: ~ 45452 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 Language Pack _ stand-alone: ~ 46092 KB
    Description:

    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is a full cumulative update that contains many new features that build incrementally upon the .NET Framework 2.0, the .NET Framework 3.0, and the .NET Framework 3.5. It includes cumulative servicing updates to the .NET Framework 2.0 and the .NET Framework 3.0 subcomponents.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133335
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB958926)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file size:
    Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 598KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958926
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB959209)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 x86, Windows Vista x86, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista update: ~ 10851KB
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP update: ~ 8981KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19282KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update provides compatibility roll-up updates for customer reported issues found after the release of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133330

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (KB940518)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940518 An update is available that integrates Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 into Server Manager in Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

New security content:

  • MS09-001: Security Update for Windows (KB958687)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Supersedes: MS08-063 (KB957095) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 435KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Vista update: ~ 216KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/ Windows Vista x64 update:: ~ 352KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 742KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1698KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1238KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 663KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 623KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=132991

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool – January 2009 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2009 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 9224KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 9682KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 9224KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [January 2009] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2215KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79015

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS08-066: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB956803)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    956803 MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function driver could allow elevation of privilege
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows XP (KB952069)
    • Updated package to fix reoffering issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update may have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    952069 MS08-076: Description of the security update for Windows Media Format

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Information about Windows XP Service Pack 3

REFERENCES

For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2008, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
961825 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2008
For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2007, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
947503 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2007
For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2006, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
930858 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2006
For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
918043 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2005

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Article ID: 979198 - Last Review: February 19, 2010 - Revision: 2.0
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  • Microsoft Software Update Services 1.0
  • Microsoft Software Update Services 1.0
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