Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2012

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Summary

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 10, 2012. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 10, 2012, see the "References" section.

INTRODUCTION

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 10, 2012.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2792476)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2764462 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1824KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1875KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2792476

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS12-078: Security Update for Windows (KB2753842)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=271624

Friday, December 14, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2779768)
    • Metadata has changed to remove incorrect supersedence.
    • 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:

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB931125)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-077: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2761465)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • Important: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    • Low: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • KB2716368 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    • MS12-063 (KB2744842) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS12-071 (KB2761451) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 update: ~ 13607KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 28338KB
    • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows RT update: ~ 13471KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 13526KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 12013KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 27730KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 26630KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 29673KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9644KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 7004KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 13528KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 16991KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 27734KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18861KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 13528KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10509KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9102KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4176KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24930KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47511KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19523KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42837KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37887KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9106KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10493KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3866KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9644KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18861KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10509KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9102KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47511KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42837KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37887KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10493KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9106KB
    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=268393
  • MS12-078: Security Update for Windows (KB2753842)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-007 (KB2485376) on Windows Server 2003
    • MS11-032 (KB2507618) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 250KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 477KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 217KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 262KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 520KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 727KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 259KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 716KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 497KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 635KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1335KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 862KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 649KB
    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=271624
  • MS12-078: Security Update for Windows (KB2779030)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-075 (KB2761226) on Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1622KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1931KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 1586KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1174KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1570KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3142KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1023KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2683KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1338KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1432KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5554KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4275KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1433KB
    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=271624
  • MS12-081: Security Update for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2758857)


    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • KB2533623 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • KB2731771 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS07-035 (KB935839) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS11-063 (KB2567680) on Windows Embedded Standard 7
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 5056KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 10294KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 5239KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 427KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1113KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 856KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 808KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2555KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1874KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 796KB
    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=266541
  • MS12-082: Security Update for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2770660)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 255KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 503KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 250KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 504KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 765KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 244KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 742KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 490KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 652KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1614KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1092KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 655KB
    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=271751
  • MS12-083: Security Update for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2765809)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 644KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 665KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 479KB
    Description:
    This update enables Windows 8 to repair a damaged Windows 8 machine or enable a feature that has had its payload removed.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=263950

New non-security content:

  • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2506143)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows 7 update: ~ 12069KB
    • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 16291KB

    Description:
    Windows Management Framework 3.0 provides updated management functionality for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Management Framework 3.0 includes Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI, and WinRM 3.0, along with other management features.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506143
  • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 (KB2506146)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 10778KB
    • Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 14804KB

    Description:
    Windows Management Framework 3.0 provides updated management functionality for Windows Server 2008. Windows Management Framework 3.0 includes Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI, and WinRM 3.0, along with other management features.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506146
  • Language Packs for Windows 8 - (KB2607607)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer, WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Amharic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2776KB
    • Amharic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3749KB
    • Armenian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2788KB
    • Armenian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3759KB
    • Bangla (Bangladesh) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2725KB
    • Bangla (Bangladesh) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3689KB
    • Bangla (India) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2728KB
    • Bangla (India) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3704KB
    • Belarusian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2879KB
    • Belarusian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3887KB
    • Central Kurdish (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2809KB
    • Central Kurdish (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3969KB
    • Cherokee (Cherokee) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 1758KB
    • Cherokee (Cherokee) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 2721KB
    • Dari Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2769KB
    • Dari Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3922KB
    • Hausa (Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2603KB
    • Hausa (Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3576KB
    • Igbo Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2618KB
    • Igbo Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3627KB
    • Khmer Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2770KB
    • Khmer Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3742KB
    • K'iche Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2834KB
    • K'iche Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3823KB
    • Kinyarwanda Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2620KB
    • Kinyarwanda Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3582KB
    • KiSwahili Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2697KB
    • KiSwahili Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3742KB
    • Kyrgyz Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2867KB
    • Kyrgyz Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3885KB
    • Maori Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2545KB
    • Maori Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3510KB
    • Mongolian (Cyrillic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2754KB
    • Mongolian (Cyrillic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3708KB
    • Punjabi (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2821KB
    • Punjabi (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 4036KB
    • Quechua Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2756KB
    • Quechua Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3734KB
    • Scottish Gaelic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2812KB
    • Scottish Gaelic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3788KB
    • Sindhi (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2815KB
    • Sindhi (Arabic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 4025KB
    • Tajik (Cyrillic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2841KB
    • Tajik (Cyrillic) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3835KB
    • Tamil Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2792KB
    • Tamil Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3762KB
    • Tigrinya Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2782KB
    • Tigrinya Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3744KB
    • Turkmen Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2773KB
    • Turkmen Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3763KB
    • Urdu Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2909KB
    • Urdu Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 4109KB
    • Uyghur Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2837KB
    • Uyghur Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3989KB
    • Wolof Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2601KB
    • Wolof Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3565KB
    • Yoruba Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2619KB
    • Yoruba Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3611KB

    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language to the one you just installed. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer down) and tap or click "Search." Enter "language", choose "Settings" and then tap or click "Language." Select the installed language pack, then tap or click "Move up" until it's at the top of the list. Sign out and then sign back in to finish.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2607607
  • Language Packs for Windows RT - (KB2607607)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows RT*
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 149857KB
    • Finish Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 145293KB
    • Hindi Language Interface Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 84436KB
    • Norwegian (Bokmal) Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 126036KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 118307KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 135311KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 136688KB

    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language to the one you just installed. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer down), and tap or click "Search." Enter "language", choose "Settings" and then tap or click "Language." Select the installed language pack, then tap or click "Move up" until it's at the top of the list. Sign out and then sign back in to finish.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2607607
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2748349)

    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 update: ~ 148KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 164KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 306KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 149KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 294KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 169KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 587KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1257KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 843KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2748349
  • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (KB2757007)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2705117 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials update: ~ 166871KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2757007
  • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 (KB2757011)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2705118 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 update: ~ 166585KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2757011
  • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials (KB2757013)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2705122 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials update: ~ 166535KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2757013
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB2760730)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 2236KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 3696KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3903KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2181KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 5491KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 4297KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2760730
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2761494)

    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 Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1594KB
    • Windows Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 Edition update: ~ 1762KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2761494
  • Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2769166)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 x86 update: ~ 39338KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64: ~ 76039KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=269705
  • Update for Windows RT (KB2771431)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows RT*
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows RT update: ~ 8975KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2771431

  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2774195)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 315KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 316KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 307KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2774195
  • Update for Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 and Windows RT (KB2779444)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2712101 on Windows 8 and Windows RT
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows RT*
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 update: ~ 5308KB
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 5945KB
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows RT update: ~ 5442KB

    Description:
    Installing the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats and will allow supported RAW camera files to be viewable in applications in Windows. For a complete listing of supported cameras, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base Article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2779444
  • Update for Windows (KB2779562)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2756822 on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 388KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 546KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 304KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 732KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1175KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 230KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 481KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 173KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 583KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 509KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1043KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 701KB
    • 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 2012. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2779562
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2779768)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2770917 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 39223KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 62648KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 37392KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2779768

  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2780541)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 647KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 903KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 724KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2780541
  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2785605)

    Locale: All Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB2755399 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    • KB2770041 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 8324KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 16441KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 5489KB
    Description:
    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2785605). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 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=264959
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2012 update: ~ 20798KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - December 2012 update: ~ 22376KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 17166KB

    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 Root Certificates for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog for Windows XP
    • WSUS and Catalog, Optional update for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Root Certificates for Windows 8/Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64/Windows 7/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows Vista/Windows Vista x64/Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows XP/Windows XP x64-based Systems [December 2012] update: ~ 384KB
    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, 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

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2770917)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2770917
  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2771431)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2771431

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2771431)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 4343KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 9705KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

    For more information, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2771431

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2756872)
    • Detection metadata has been revised to add a prerequisite of KB2771431.
    • 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:

Tuesday, November 27, 2012


This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB2762895)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2492386 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 3093KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2765KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1649KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2723KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2050KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 3238KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2762895
  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2764462)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1823KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1874KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764462
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2774223)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Updates and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2739459
    Target platforms: Windows 8 Dynamic Update
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 411KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 411KB

    Description:
    Updates under Windows 8 Dynamic Update Category are used by Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to obtain critical driver, component and setup improvements during initial setup.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2774223
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2774225)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2739971
    Target platforms: Windows 8 Dynamic Installer
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 441KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1541KB
    Description:
    Updates under Windows 8 Dynamic Update Category are used by Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to obtain critical driver, component and setup improvements during initial setup.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2774225
  • Update for Windows 8 (KB2777294)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 210KB
    • Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 235KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2777294
  • Update for Windows 8 (KB2784532)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates and WSUS
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 321KB
    • Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 658KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2784532
  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB947821) [November 2012]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 [November 2012] update: ~ 140510KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 x64 [November 2012] update: ~ 224280KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 [November 2012] update: ~ 60251KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 [November 2012] update: ~ 247461KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 [November 2012] update: ~ 88529KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 [November 2012] update: ~ 47714KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 x64 [November 2012] update: ~ 122381KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista [November 2012] update: ~ 109217KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista x64 [November 2012] update: ~ 152333KB

    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

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Language Packs for Windows 8 (KB2607607)
    • Certain LIP packages have been refreshed to fix a bug to ensure the correct Microsoft Software License Terms are shown to the user.
    • Binaries have 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/2607607

Thursday, November 15, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Thursday, November 15, 2012.

Changes to existing non-security content:

    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version
    • Metadata has changed to remove Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 applicability.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-071: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2761451)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008

    Supersedes: MS12-063 (KB2744842) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 13365KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 27567KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 13366KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 27568KB

    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=268299
  • MS12-072: Security Update for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2727528)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 71KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 124KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 76KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 121KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 72KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 115KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 515KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1085KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 738KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 519KB

    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=260820
  • MS12-073: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2716513)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Supersedes: MS11-004 (KB2489256) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 201KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 227KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 366KB
    • IIS FTP 7.0 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 153KB
    • IIS FTP 7.5 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1624KB
    • IIS FTP 7.5 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1691KB
    • IIS FTP 7.0 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 183KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local 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=258247
  • MS12-073: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2719033)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 880KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1788KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2254KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local 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=258247
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2698023)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-100 (KB2656353) 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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 15395KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 for IA64 update: ~ 15593KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, and Server 2008 for x64 update: ~ 15437KB

    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=248032
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 (KB2698032)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-078 (KB2572069) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 update: ~ 2988KB

    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=248037
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center (KB2698035)

    Locale: Chinese (Traditional), Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-078 (KB2572066) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center update: ~ 4070KB

    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=248039
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2729449)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539636) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 13782KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 25818KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 32497KB

    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=248030
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2729450)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-078 (KB2572073) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS12-016 (KB2633880) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 14466KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 36769KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 30717KB

    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=248031
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2729451)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633879) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 8593KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 14075KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 13884KB

    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=248033
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2729452)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633873) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 8199KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 13357KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 13343KB

    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=248034
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2729453)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633874) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 8809KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 14194KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 14483KB

    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=248035
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2729460)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x86 update: ~ 3200KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 3201KB

    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=265152
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2729462)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 x86 update: ~ 7873KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 12690KB

    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=265154
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2737019)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-034 (KB2656405) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 11105KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 15843KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 11207KB

    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=262860
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2737083)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x86 update: ~ 8202KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 10254KB

    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=262863
  • MS12-074: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2737084)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 update: ~ 5766KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 6154KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows RT update: ~ 565KB

    Description:
    This update enables Windows 8 to repair a damaged Windows 8 machine or enable a feature that has had its payload removed.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=262864
  • MS12-075: Security Update for Windows (KB2761226)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-055 (KB2731847) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1622KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1932KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 1586KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1174KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1570KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3136KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1023KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2683KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1338KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1432KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5552KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4275KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1433KB

    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=270856

New non-security content:

  • Update for Kernel-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2685811)

    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:
    • Kernel-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 update: ~ 578KB
    • Kernel-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 656KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2685811
  • Update for User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2685813)

    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:
    • User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 update: ~ 920KB
    • User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1023KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2685813
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2750841)

    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: ~ 2138KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2931KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3406KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2750841
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2761217)

    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: ~ 1958KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1958KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1948KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2761217
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2763523)

    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: ~ 628KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1006KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 852KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2763523
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2769034)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 252KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 424KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 248KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2769034

  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2769165)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 82152KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 167233KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 28615KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2769165
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2770917)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2751352 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 65373KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 117959KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 62006KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2770917
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2772501)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 32KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 33KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 31KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2772501
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 (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 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 update: ~ 21124KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - November 2012 update: ~ 22507KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 16856KB

    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:

  • MS12-056: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2706045)
    • Metadata has been revised to update the severity from Critical to Important.
    • 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/2706045

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Language Packs for Windows 8 (KB2607607)
    • Localization text updated
    • 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/2607607


Tuesday, November 06, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, November 06, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Server 2012 (KB2770041)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB2755399 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    • KB2758994 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 8351KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 16450KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 5486KB
    Description:
    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2770041). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 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=264959

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
  • Language Packs for Windows RT - (KB2607607)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows RT
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 137613KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 137077KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 220219KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong) Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 236661KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 126363KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 251184KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 142797KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 218987KB
    • Chinese Simplified Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 310424KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 125862KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 194641KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 148382KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 214770KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 167526KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Taiwan) Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 140171
    • English (United Kingdom) Language Pack - Windows RT Refresh update: ~ 190402
    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language to the one you just installed. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer down), and tap or click "Search." Enter "language", choose "Settings" and then tap or click "Language." Select the installed language pack, then tap or click "Move up" until it's at the top of the list. Sign out and then sign back in to finish.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2607607

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Language Packs for Windows RT - (KB2607607)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows RT
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 165406KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 213892KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 248551KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 145994KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Taiwan) Language Pack – Windows RT update: ~ 138262KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 120884KB
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 135314KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 192062KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 216616KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 136924KB
    • Chinese Simplified Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 308620KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 217848KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 133951KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows RT update: ~ 123562KB
    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language to the one you just installed. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer down), and tap or click "Search." Enter "language", choose "Settings" and then tap or click "Language." Select the installed language pack, then tap or click "Move up" until it's at the top of the list. Sign out and then sign back in to finish.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2607607

Thursday, October 23, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2574819)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 1457KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2006KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2574819
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2592687)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4339KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6865KB
    Description:
    The Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 update enables you to use the new Remote Desktop Services features. These features are introduced in Windows 8 and in Windows Server 2012 and are available for computers that are running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2592687
  • Language Packs for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 - (KB2607607)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Installer, WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Kazakh Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3945KB
    • Bosnian (Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2730KB
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Macedonian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2728KB
    • Slovak Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • English (United Kingdom) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Greek Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Croatian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Chinese Simplified Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Thai Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Chinese Simplified Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Indonesian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3538KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Persian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 4085KB
    • Galician Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 0KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Valencian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3606KB
    • Kazakh Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2910KB
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Latvian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Persian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2871KB
    • Turkish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Georgian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 4032KB
    • Estonian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Telugu Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2787KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Albanian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2690KB
    • Czech Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Romanian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Thai Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Greek Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Malayalam Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2892KB
    • Norwegian (Bokmal) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Serbian (Cyrillic, Serbia) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2676KB
    • Georgian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2993KB
    • Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Macedonian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3727KB
    • Japanese Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Catalan Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 0KB
    • Danish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Croatian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Romanian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Estonian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Estonian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Norwegian (Nynorsk) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3551KB
    • Catalan Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 0KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Chinese Simplified Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Icelandic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2615KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Swedish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Finnish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Norwegian (Bokmal) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Turkish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Galician Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 0KB
    • Indonesian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2575KB
    • Malay Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2583KB
    • Welsh Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3747KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Korean Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • English Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Italian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Azerbaijani (Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8update: ~ 2854KB
    • Valencian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2636KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Polish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Serbian (Cyrillic, Serbia) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3661KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Hindi Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2726KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Albanian Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3717KB
    • Greek Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Turkish Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Vietnamese Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2672KB
    • Azerbaijani (Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3880KB
    • Finnish Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Norwegian (Nynorsk) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2576KB
    • Croatian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • German Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Basque Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 0KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Malayalam Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3992KB
    • Arabic Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Hindi Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3696KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Czech Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Basque Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 0KB
    • Latvian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Dutch Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Malay Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3542KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • English (United Kingdom) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Welsh Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2730KB
    • English (United Kingdom) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Thai Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Russian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Spanish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Bosnian(Latin) Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3791KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Norwegian (Bokmal) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Slovak Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Icelandic Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3611KB
    • Sinhala Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3825KB
    • French Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Sinhala Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 2792KB
    • Romanian Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Czech Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Telugu Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3861KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB
    • Vietnamese Language Interface Pack - Windows 8 for x64-based System update: ~ 3673KB
    • Latvian Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Finnish Language Pack - Windows 8 update: ~ 121490KB
    • Slovak Language Pack - Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 243273KB

    Description:
    After you install this language pack, you can change the display language to the one you just installed. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer down), and tap or click "Search." Enter "language", choose "Settings" and then tap or click "Language." Select the installed language pack, then tap or click "Move up" until it's at the top of the list. Sign out and then sign back in to finish.
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2607607
  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT (KB2758994)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows RT*
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 5491KB
    Description:
    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2758994). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT 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=264959
  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2770816)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 49KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 51KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2770816

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 (KB2661254)
    • Metadata has changed to extend offering to Automatic Updates and WSUS.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.

    For more information, please refer to the associated Knowledge Base article:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=260798
  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2756872)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2756872
  • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 (KB976002)
    • Update has been revised to improve browser installation experience.
    • Binaries have 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/976002
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for Network Policy and Access Services for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (NPAS) (KB977239)
    • Metadata has changed to extend support for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.
    • 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/977239

Thursday, October 11, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Thursday, October 11, 2012

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2768703)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 924KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 1943KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2768703

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, October 09, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-066: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 (KB2687442)

    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 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 update: ~ 19939KB
    • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 update: ~ 16305KB
    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=260957
  • MS12-068: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2724197)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • KB2639308 on Windows 7
    • MS09-058 (KB971486) on Windows XP
    • MS10-021 (KB979683) on Windows Server 2003
    • MS11-068 (KB2556532) on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS11-098 (KB2633171) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS12-042 (KB2707511) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS12-042 (KB2709715) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 2054KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 5074KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 6901KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1740KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 3839KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2163KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2531KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 7236KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 7652KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2223KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local 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=257912
  • MS12-069: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2743555)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-013 (KB2425227) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 503KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1095KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1176KB
    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=263962

New non-security content:

  • Update for Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 and Windows RT (KB2712101)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows RT*
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 update: ~ 3977KB
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 4532KB
    • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows RT update: ~ 12KB
    Description:
    Installing the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats and will allow supported RAW camera files to be viewable in applications in Windows. For a complete listing of supported cameras, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base Article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2712101
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2731771)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2533623 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 4682KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6358KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 4596KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2731771
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2739159)

    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: ~ 600KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1140KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1704KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739159
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2739459)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Updates and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 Dynamic Update
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 411KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 411KB
    Description:
    Updates under Windows 8 Dynamic Update Category are used by Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to obtain critical driver, component and setup improvements during initial setup.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739459
  • Dynamic Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2739971)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Dynamic Updates and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 Dynamic Update
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 440KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1539KB
    Description:
    Updates under Windows 8 Dynamic Update Category are used by Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to obtain critical driver, component and setup improvements during initial setup.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739971
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB2744129)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 383KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2744129
  • Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2749655)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 133KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 245KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 303KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 124KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 288KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 217KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 565KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1235KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 858KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 572KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2749655
  • Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2756822)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2633952 on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 731KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1176KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 230KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 481KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 178KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 590KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 509KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1043KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 701KB
    • 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 2012. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756822
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2756872)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2751352 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 105242KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 174017KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 86968KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756872
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2012 update: ~ 20003KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - October 2012 update: ~ 21308KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 16588KB
    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:

  • MS12-053: Security Update for Windows XP (KB2723135)
  • MS12-054: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2705219)
  • MS12-055: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2731847)
    • Update released due to re-packaging to address a certificate issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • Update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655 or the associated Knowledge Base article:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257906
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257914
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257907
  • MS12-054: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2705219)
  • MS12-055: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2731847)
    • Update released due to re-packaging to address a certificate issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • Update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655 or the associated Knowledge Base article:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257914
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257907
  • MS12-043: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 for x64-based Systems (KB2721691)
    • Metadata has changed to extend offering to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following link to view the associated bulletin:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=254824

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2647753)
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2729094)
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2732487)
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2732500)
    • Update released due to re-packaging to address a certificate issue.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • Update needs to be reinstalled.

    For more information, please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655 or the associated Knowledge Base article:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647753
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2729094
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732487
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732500
  • Update for Windows XP (KB2661254)
    • Update released due to re-packaging to address a certificate issue, and to extend offering to Automatic Updates and WSUS.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • Update does not need to be reinstalled.

    For more information, please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655 or the associated Knowledge Base article:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647753
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP x64 (KB2661254)
    • Metadata has changed to extend offering to Automatic Updates and WSUS.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=260798

  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for File Services for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB981111)
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB981390)
    • Metadata has changed to extend offering to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 Edition.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, please refer to the associated article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981111
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981111
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981390

Monday, October 08, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Monday, October 08, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2758994)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2755399 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 8325KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 16443KB
    Description:
    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2758994). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 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=264959

Friday, September 28, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2755399)
    • This update has been revised because of a packaging change.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.

    For more information, please refer to the Knowledge Base article at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=264959.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2732059)

    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: ~ 286KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 288KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732059
  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB947821) [September 2012]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 [September 2012] update: ~ 132219KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 [September 2012] update: ~ 361404KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 [September 2012] update: ~ 55932KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 [September 2012] update: ~ 86993KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 [September 2012] update: ~ 47115KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 x64 [September 2012] update: ~ 119988KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista [September 2012] update: ~ 107680KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista x64 [September 2012] update: ~ 149940KB
    Description:
    This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store that 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 issues are found.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821

Friday, September 21, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Friday, September 21, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-063: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2744842)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS12-052 (KB2722913) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 13371KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 10094KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 22753KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 27553KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 26029KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9647KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 6632KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 13370KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 16131KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12624KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 27556KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18861KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10486KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9083KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4175KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47507KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24931KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42840KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19524KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37707KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10494KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9089KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3863KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9647KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18861KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10486KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9083KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47507KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37707KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42840KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9089KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10494KB
    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=255505

New non-security content:

  • Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB2755399)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 8324KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 16442KB
    Description:
    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2755399). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 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=264959

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, September 18, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 (KB976002)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 512KB
    • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 update: ~ 509KB
    Description:
    Install this update to access a Choice Screen which lets you select whether and which Web browser(s) to install in addition to Internet Explorer. After you have installed this software update, it cannot be removed.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2719857)

    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: ~ 471KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 585KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1030KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2719857
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2735855)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 769KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1200KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1973KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2735855
  • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2736233)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 update: ~ 46KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 49KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 45KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 48KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 44KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 50KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9019KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 4021KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 7409KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP update: ~ 12107KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1342KB

    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=260919
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2741355)

    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: ~ 222KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 424KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 452KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2741355
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2744129)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2263829 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 537KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2744129
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2751352)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT *, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 2322KB
    • Windows 8 x64/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 4260KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 2346KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2751352
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2012 update: ~ 20210KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - September 2012 update: ~ 21418KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 16474KB

    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

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

This is a summary of the new non-security content to be released on Tuesday, September 04, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 (KB976002)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 update: ~ 509KB
    • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 8 x64-based Systems update: ~ 512KB
    Description:
    Install this update to access a Choice Screen which lets you select whether and which Web browser(s) to install in addition to Internet Explorer. After you have installed this software update it cannot be removed.

    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976002

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2661254)
    • Localization text updated.
    • 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/2661254
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for Application Server for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2386667)
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for DHCP Server for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB977236)
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for Active Directory Rights Management Services for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB981391)
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for Application Server for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB981392)
    • Updated metadata for items to include Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1 applicability.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2386667

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977236

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981391

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981392

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-052: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2722913)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS12-037 (KB2699988) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS12-044 (KB2719177) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 10087KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 11531KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 23370KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 22710KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 26013KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 11530KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 6634KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9645KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 16132KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12619KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 23362KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18864KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10506KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4178KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9093KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24940KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47494KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42838KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19521KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37694KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3866KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9097KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10510KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9645KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18864KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9093KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10506KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47494KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37694KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42838KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10510KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9097KB

    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=255327
  • MS12-053: Security Update for Windows XP (KB2723135)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-036 (KB2685939) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • 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=257906
  • MS12-054: Security Update for Windows (KB2705219)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    • Moderate: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Supersedes: MS08-067 (KB958644) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 127KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 196KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 246KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 220KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 555KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 425KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 670KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1618KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1196KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 670KB
    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=257914
  • MS12-054: Security Update for Windows (KB2712808)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • Important: Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Supersedes: MS09-022 (KB961501) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 383KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 786KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 814KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1505KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2027KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2181KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 636KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1381KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1031KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 642KB
    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=257914
  • MS12-055: Security Update for Windows (KB2731847)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-047 (KB2718523) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1172KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1567KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3143KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1024KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2677KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1342KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1433KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5553KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4279KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1434KB
    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=257907
  • MS12-056: Security Update for Windows (KB2706045)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • KB2632503 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • KB2703157 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS11-031 (KB2510531) on Windows Embedded Standard 7
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1225KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1443KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1014KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2426KB
    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=256487

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2647753)

    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: ~ 974KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2069KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2271KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647753
  • Update for Windows (KB2661254)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB2677070 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • KB2718704 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1515KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2720KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1902KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1082KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1596KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1712KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 748KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2606KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1648KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 750KB

    Description:
    Install this update to keep your system up to date by increasing the minimum level of encryption on Windows systems. After you install this item, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=260798
  • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (KB2705117)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2630429 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials update: ~ 163301KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2705117
  • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 (KB2705118)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2630434 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 update: ~ 163015KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2705118
  • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials (KB2705122)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2630436 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials update: ~ 162966KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2705122
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2729094)

    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: ~ 1458KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1459KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1445KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2729094
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2732487)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 338KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 416KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732487
  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2732500)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 416KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 495KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732500
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2012 update: ~ 19674KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - August 2012 update: ~ 21046KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 16090KB
    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 non-security content:

  • Windows Internet Explorer 9 Language Pack for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB982861)
    • Localized text for Dutch and Italian changed.
    • 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/982861

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Changes to existing security content:

    MS12-004: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2598479)
    MS11-092: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2619339)
    MS12-020: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2621440)
    MS12-004: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2631813)
    MS12-024: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2653956)
    MS12-013: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2654428)
    MS12-034: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2676562)
    MS12-045: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2698365)
    MS12-043: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2719985)
    • Detection metadata has been revised to resolve a reoffering issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • These updates do not need to be reinstalled.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2728973)
    • Localization text updated.
    • 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/2728973

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-043: Security Update for Windows (KB2719985)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS10-051 (KB2079403) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 968KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2383KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2802KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 950KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2737KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2125KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 926KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3677KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2721KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1552KB

    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=254824
  • MS12-043: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 for x64-based Systems (KB2721691)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: KB973685 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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:
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 update: ~ 36014KB
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 36014 KB
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 3 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 36014KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system 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. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=254824
  • MS12-043: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-based Systems (KB2721693)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-069 (KB954459) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 update: ~ 12136KB
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 35030KB
    • Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 23660KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system 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=254824
  • MS12-044: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2719177)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008

    Supersedes: MS12-037 (KB2699988) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 12358KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 25321KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 12359KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 25339KB

    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=254377
  • MS12-045: Security Update for Windows (KB2698365)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1082KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2438KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2972KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 875KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2430KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1844KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 948KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3003KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1905KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 899KB

    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=254441
  • MS12-047: Security Update for Windows (KB2718523)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-041 (KB2709162) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1170KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1565KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3128KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1022KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2671KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1340KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1432KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5554KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4275KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1433KB

    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=254380
  • MS12-048: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2691442)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • KB2607576 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS10-046 (KB2286198) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 4637KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 7388KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 30616KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 4055KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 7620KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6243KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2953KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 13777KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 12082KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2968KB

    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=239507
  • MS12-049: Security Update for Windows (KB2655992)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • KB2541763 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • MS10-085 (KB2207566) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS12-006 (KB2585542) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1066KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1715KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2353KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1195KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2943KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1931KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 699KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1686KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1191KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 569KB

    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=251035
  • MS12-050: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 (KB2596911)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB2553018 and KB2526305 on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 update: ~ 19926KB
    • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 update: ~ 16281KB

    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=251611

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows (KB2728973)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog for Windows XP and Windows 2003
    Catalog for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista
    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 Vista/Windows Vista x64, Windows 7/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64/Windows Server 2008/ Windows Server 2008/Windows Server 2008 IA-64/Windows Server 2008 x64 Update: ~ 158KB
    • Windows XP, Windows 2003 update: ~ 158KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue which requires an update to the untrusted certificate store on Windows systems and to keep your systems up to date. This update does not require you to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2728973
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2012 update: ~ 19233KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - July 2012 update: ~ 20581KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 15962KB

    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:

  • MS11-044: Security Update for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2518864)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2518864
  • MS11-078: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2572073)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2572073
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2604111)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2604111
  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2633880)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2633880
  • MS11-100: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2657424)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • 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/2657424

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2677070)
    • Updated metadata classification.
    • 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/2677070
  • Update for Best Practices Analyzer for HYPER-V for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB977238)
    • Metadata changed to offer to Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1.
    • 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/977238

Thursday, July 05, 2012

This is a summary of the changed content released on Thursday, July 05, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 7 (KB976002)

    • Updated metadata for the WSUS and Microsoft Update Catalog items to include Windows 7 Service Pack 1 applicability.
    • 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/976002

Monday, July 02, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Microsoft Browser Choice Screen Update for EEA Users of Windows 7 (KB976002)
    • Updated metadata for the Windows Update item to include Windows 7 Service Pack 1 applicability.
    • 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/976002

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-036: Security Update for Windows (KB2685939)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Vista and Windows XP
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003

    Supersedes: MS12-020 (KB2621440) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 525KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 659KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 443KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 125KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 252KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 139KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 555KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1209KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 763KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 551KB

    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=246927
  • MS12-037: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2699988)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003

    Supersedes: MS12-023 (KB2675157) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 13504KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 12111KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 29651KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 24260KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 33249KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9635KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 12109KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 7264KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 17654KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18852KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 24270KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 14248KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9070KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4169KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10488KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24921KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47493KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37696KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42819KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19505KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9073KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3858KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10493KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9635KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18852KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10488KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9070KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47493KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 42819KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37696KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10493KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9073KB

    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=249045
  • MS12-038: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2686827)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 4379KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 4415KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 4576KB

    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=245995
  • MS12-038: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2686828)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 6359KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 12006KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 11851KB

    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=245996
  • MS12-038: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2686830)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 4591KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 4612KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2999KB

    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=245998
  • MS12-038: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2686831)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 4579KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 4603KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 2988KB

    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=245999
  • MS12-038: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2686833)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 4619KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 3024KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 4639KB

    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=246000
  • MS12-041: Security Update for Windows (KB2709162)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-018 (KB2641653) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1168KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1561KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3129KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1013KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2661KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1329KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1422KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5539KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4263KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1423KB

    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=251707
  • MS12-042: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2707511)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-098 (KB2633171) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2523KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2219KB

    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=252515
  • MS12-042: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2709715)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-068 (KB2556532) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 5068KB

    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=252515

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2677070)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2603469 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 1461KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2571KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1881KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1050KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1566KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1658KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2677070
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2699779)

    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: ~ 870KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1923KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2746KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2699779
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2703157)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2632503 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 353KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 794KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 918KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2703157
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2709630)

    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: ~ 145KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 168KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 244KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2709630
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2709981)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 266KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 413KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 580KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2709981
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2012 (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: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2012 update: ~ 15829KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - June 2012 update: ~ 16464KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 15829KB

    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:

  • MS12-020: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2667402)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=232664
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2656368)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237397
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656369)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237398
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2656370)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237399
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656372)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237401
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656373)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237402
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2656374)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237403
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 (KB2656376)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237405
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center (KB2656378)
    • Update to correct a functional issue identified after the original release in April 2012 which affected printing from Winforms based applications.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update needs to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237407

Friday, June 8, 2012

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 on Windows 2003, Windows 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2720211)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 2003, Windows 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 /Windows Server 2008 /Windows Server 2008 R2 update: ~29535KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 29610KB
    Description: Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2720211

Sunday, June 3, 2012

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows (KB2718704)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2641690, KB2524375, KB2607712, KB2616676 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 83KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 91KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 74KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 76KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 72KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 78KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 773KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 2623KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1677KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 775KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue which requires an update to the certificate revocation list on Windows systems and to keep your systems certificate list up to date. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    2718704

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

New non-security content:

  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB947821) [May 2012]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 [May 2012] update: ~ 124086KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 x64 [May 2012] update: ~ 197084KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 [May 2012] update: ~ 51672KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 [May 2012] update: ~ 220265KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 [May 2012] update: ~ 84169KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 [May 2012] update: ~ 45020KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 x64 [May 2012] update: ~ 115351KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista [May 2012] update: ~ 104857KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista x64 [May 2012] update: ~ 145303KB

    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

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2604092)
    • Metadata changed.
    • 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/2604092
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2604110)
    • Metadata changed.
    • 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/2604110
  • MS11-100: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656352)
    • Metadata changed.
    • 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/2656352
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656407)
    • Metadata changed.
    • 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/2656407
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows XP Embedded (KB2686509)
    • Package and metadata change for Windows XP Embedded only.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • For platforms outside of Windows XP Embedded, 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://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=244692

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

New security content:

  • MS12-032: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2688338)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS10-058 (KB978886) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • MS11-083 (KB2588516) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2


    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows 7 update: ~ 730KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64, Windows 7 x64, and Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1441KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1915KB
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 564KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1426KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 and Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 898KB

    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=246964
  • MS12-033: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2690533)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 68KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 77KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 103KB
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 64KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 97KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows and Vista x64 update: ~ 70KB

    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=247902
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656405)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 9060KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 12012KB

    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=237425
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656407)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Low
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 16561KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 30135KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to break or bypass a security feature in the affected software. You can help protect by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237427
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2656409)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Low
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 5728KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 7874KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to break or bypass a security feature in the affected software. 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=237428
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656410)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Low
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 5568KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 7697KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to break or bypass a security feature in the affected software. 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=237429
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656411)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Low
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 5366KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 7493KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to break or bypass a security feature in the affected software. 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=237430
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2658846)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-019 (KB2665364) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1232KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2710KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3083KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1187KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2591KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 22KB

    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=251038
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows (KB2659262)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS11-029 (KB2412687) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1059KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2351KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3525KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1159KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 3530KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2342KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1273KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 3606KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2304KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1280KB

    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=251038
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB2660649)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 3494KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 5563KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2704KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4544KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1108KB

    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=251038
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows (KB2676562)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • MS12-018 (KB2641653) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 3150KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6551KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 9962KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2685KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 6386KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3422KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3451KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 11786KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 11394KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 3138KB

    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=244692
  • MS12-034: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2686509)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 484KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 989KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 656KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 488KB

    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=244692
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center (KB2604042)

    Locale: Chinese (Traditional), Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-078 (KB2572066) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center update: ~ 4750KB

    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=226955
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 (KB2604078)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-078 (KB2572069) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 update: ~ 3594KB

    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=226957
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2604092)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633880) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 19715KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 49202KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 42314KB

    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=226963
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2604094)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633874) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 11152KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 16656KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 17461KB

    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=226962
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2604105)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 5691KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 7878KB

    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=226967
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2604110)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 15774KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 28101KB

    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=226968
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2604111)

    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, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 946KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008 for IA64 update: ~ 1184KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, and Server 2008 for x64 update: ~ 1026KB

    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=226969
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2604114)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633879) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 16165KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 24323KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 16416KB

    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=226970
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2604115)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS12-016 (KB2633873) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 15786KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 23666KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 15851KB

    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=226971
  • MS12-035: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2604121)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539636) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 23466KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 39403KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 44743KB

    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=226972

New non-security content:

  • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2695962)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 update: ~ 37KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 36KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 40KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 35KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 41KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 486KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 991KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 661KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP update: ~ 489KB

    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=247537
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2012 (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 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2012 update: ~ 19588KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - May 2012 update: ~ 20974KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 15733KB

    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

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog for Windows XP
    WSUS and Catalog for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Root Certificates For Windows Server 2003 [April 2012] (KB931125) update: ~ 378KB
    • Root Certificates For Windows Server 2008 [April 2012] (KB931125) update: ~ 378KB
    • Root Certificates for Windows XP [April 2012] (KB931125) update: ~ 378KB
    • Root Certificates for Windows 7 [April 2012] (KB931125) update: ~ 378KB
    • Root Certificates for Windows Vista [April 2012] (KB931125) update: ~ 378KB

    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, 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

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-023: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2675157)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003

    Supersedes:
    • MS12-010 (KB2647516) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 9630KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 11125KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 21643KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 22302KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 24695KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 11126KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 6610KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9448KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 16099KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12592KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 22320KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18515KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9052KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10306KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4166KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47392KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24916KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37597KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 41792KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19496KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10308KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9057KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3856KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9448KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18515KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9052KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10306KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47392KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 41792KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37597KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9057KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10308KB

    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=242739
  • MS12-024: Security Update for Windows (KB2653956)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS10-019 (KB978601) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 224KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 377KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 465KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 211KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 435KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 334KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 628KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1365KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 959KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 633KB

    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=238623
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2656368)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 1914KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 1957KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 2114KB

    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=237397
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2656369)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 1280KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1873KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 1713KB

    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=237398
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2656370)

    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, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 5678KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 for IA64 update: ~ 5876KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, and Server 2008 for x64 update: ~ 5720KB

    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=237399
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656372)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 405KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 411KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 254KB
    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=237401
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2656373)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 407KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 414KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 253KB
    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=237402
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2656374)

    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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 470KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 274KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 473KB

    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=237403
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 (KB2656376)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows Server 2003 R2 x86 update: ~ 667KB

    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=237405
  • MS12-025: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center (KB2656378)

    Locale: Chinese (Traditional), Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 on Windows XP Tablet PC and Media Center update: ~ 725KB

    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=237407

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2524478)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 445KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2524478
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2679255)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB2639308 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • KB973879 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 3009KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6654KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 8618KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2100KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 4048KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2343KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2679255
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2012 (KB890830)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2012 update: ~ 18510KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - April 2012 update: ~ 19807KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 15293KB

    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 2012] (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 Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2012] update: ~ 2154KB
    • Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [April 2012] update: ~ 2156KB
    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

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

New non-security content:

  • Update for Root Certificates for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog for Windows XP
    • WSUS, and Catalog for Windows 7 and Windows Vista

    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Root Certificates for Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP [March 2012] update: ~ 376KB
    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, 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

Changes to existing Non-Security Content:

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (KB976932)
    • Metadata changed to remove detection for the Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit.
    • 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/976932

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-017: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 (KB2647170)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-058 (KB2562485) on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008
    • MS12-009 (KB2645640) on Windows Server 2003

    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 367KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 264KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 310KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1209KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 4772KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 3024KB

    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=235401
  • MS12-018: Security Update for Windows (KB2641653)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS12-008 (KB2660465) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1159KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1552KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3107KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1012KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2658KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1329KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1421KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5537KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4265KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1421KB

    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=235364
  • MS12-019: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2665364)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1231KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 2708KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3077KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1188KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2591KB

    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=239573
  • MS12-020: Security Update for Windows (KB2621440)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-065 (KB2570222) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 715KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1243KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 470KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 313KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 252KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 617KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 555KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1208KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 762KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 550KB

    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=232664
  • MS12-020: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2667402)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Moderate: Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows 7
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 136KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 149KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 208KB

    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=232664

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2608658)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 131KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2608658
  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2639308)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB2534366 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 2029KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 5043KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2639308
  • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2647518)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 update: ~ 37KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 40KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 36KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 40KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 37KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 486KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 991KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 660KB
    • Update Rollup for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP update: ~ 489KB

    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=236990
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2012 update: ~ 18782KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - March 2012 update: ~ 20108KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 15160KB
    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 [March 2012] (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 Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2012] update: ~ 2153KB
    • Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [March 2012] update: ~ 2155KB

    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

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS10-058: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB978886)
    • Metadata change to remove supersedence
    • 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/978886

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New non-security Content:

  • Update for Root Certificates for Windows XP (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Root Certificates for Windows XP [February 2012] update: ~ 369KB
    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, 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 Root Certificates for Windows Vista, and Windows 7 (KB931125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, and Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Root Certificates for Windows Vista [February 2012] update: ~ 369KB
    • Root Certificates for Windows 7 [February 2012] update: ~ 369KB
    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, 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
  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB947821) [February 2012]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947821 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 [February 2012] update: ~ 118184KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 x64 [February 2012] update: ~ 186385KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 [February 2012] update: ~ 47566KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 [February 2012] update: ~ 209566KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 [February 2012] update: ~ 84329KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 [February 2012] update: ~ 44826KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Server 2008 x64 [February 2012] update: ~ 116385KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista [February 2012] update: ~ 105016KB
    • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista x64 [February 2012] update: ~ 146337KB
    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

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-008: Security Update for Windows (KB2660465)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-087 (KB2639417) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1158KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1548KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 3075KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1012KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2660KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1329KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1421KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5536KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4261KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1421KB
    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=238387

  • MS12-009: Security Update for Windows (KB2645640)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-046 (KB2503665) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS11-080 (KB2592799) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 298KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 473KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 441KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~245KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 559KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1232KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 786KB
    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=238474

  • MS12-010: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB2647516)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • Low: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes:
    • MS11-099 (KB2618444) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 9628KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 11127KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 22306KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 21667KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 24694KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 6614KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 11132KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9449KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 16104KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12586KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18531KB
    • Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 22328KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9052KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10320KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 4164KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47392KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 24908KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 19496KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37588KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 41787KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP update: ~ 10323KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 3854KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 9056KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9449KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18531KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 10320KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9052KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 47392KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37588KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 41787KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9056KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 10323KB
    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=236989

  • MS12-012: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (KB2643719)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 460KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 484KB
    • Windows Server 2008: ~ 440KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 524KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64: ~ 488KB
    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=239941

  • MS12-013: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2654428)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 317KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 602KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 758KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 306KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 730KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 547KB
    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=238617

  • MS12-014: Security Update for Windows XP (KB2661637)

    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 update: ~ 485KB
    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=239945

  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2633870)


    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539636) on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 3515KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 3554KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 3713KB
    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=232393

  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2633873)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539635) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 x86 update: ~ 1815KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 1824KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 1175KB
    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=232396

  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB2633874)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539633) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista SP2 x86 update: ~ 2208KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 1526KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for x64 update: ~ 2212KB
    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=232397

  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2633879)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539634) on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 x86 update: ~ 2116KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 2122KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1486KB
    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=232395

  • MS12-016: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2633880)


    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS11-069 (KB2539631) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x86 update: ~ 3047KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5413KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP for x64-based Systems update: ~ 5257KB
    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=232394


New Non-Security Content:

  • Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2600217)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, 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, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7/Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP, Server 2008 x86 update: ~ 17372KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 update: ~ 32949KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for IA64 update: ~ 39871KB
    Description:
    This update addresses stability, reliability, and performance issues in Microsoft .NET Framework 4. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=232526
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (KB2603469)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 197KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 101KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 174KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2603469

  • Update Rollup for Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 (KB2626067)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 update: ~ 64556KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2626067

  • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (KB2630429)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2554629 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials update: ~ 80429KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2630429

  • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 (KB2630434)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2554634 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Home Server 2011 update: ~ 79980KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2630434

  • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials (KB2630436)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates and WSUS
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB2554636 on Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Update Rollup for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials update: ~ 79931KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2630436

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2640148)

    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: ~ 4815KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 7725KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 31125KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2640148

  • Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2660075)

    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: ~ 302KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 381KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 425KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2660075

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2012 (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 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2012 update: ~ 18161KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - February 2012 update: ~ 19182KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 14491KB
    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 [February 2012] (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 Mail Junk E-mail Filter [February 2012] update: ~ 2153KB
    • Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [February 2012] update: ~ 2156KB
    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

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:


Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Changes to existing non-security content:

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

New security content:

  • MS12-001: Security Update for Windows (KB2644615)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 598KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1397KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 1609KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 499KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1341KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1022KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 784KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5369KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1537KB

    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to break or bypass a security feature in the affected software. 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=235999
  • MS12-002: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2603381)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 482KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 984KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 653KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 485KB

    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=229637
  • MS12-003: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2646524)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS10-069 (KB2121546) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS11-063 (KB2567680) 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/Windows Vista update: ~ 213KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 393KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 241KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 625KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1332KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 905KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 619KB

    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=235400
  • MS12-004: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2598479)

    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, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 165KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 444KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 300KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 561KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1250KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 864KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 566KB

    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=227487
  • MS12-004: Security Update for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2 X86 Edition (KB2628259)

    Locale: Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean
    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 Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2 X86 Edition update: ~ 526KB

    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=227487
  • MS12-004: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2628642)

    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 Media Center TVPack 2008 update: ~ 143KB
    • Windows Vista Media Center TVPack 2008 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 181KB

    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=227487
  • MS12-004: Security Update for Windows (KB2631813)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • Important: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2

    Supersedes:
    • MS10-033 (KB975562) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1021KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1776KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2437KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 894KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2514KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1727KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1121KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 5392KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3596KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1142KB

    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=227487
  • MS12-005: Security Update for Windows (KB2584146)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 63KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 89KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 110KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 59KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 98KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 81KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 505KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1065KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 713KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 508KB

    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=230777
  • MS12-006: Security Update for Windows (KB2585542)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • KB2541763 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    • KB975467 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS07-031 (KB935840) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS09-059 (KB975467) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS10-049 (KB980436) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    • MS10-085 (KB2207566) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    • MS10-095 (KB2385678) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2

    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 1102KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 x64/Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 1798KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 2434KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1277KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 3184KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2089KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 689KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1674KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1182KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 720KB

    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=232510
  • MS12-006: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB2638806)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB971737 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 654KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1510KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1031KB

    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=232510

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2632503)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB942840 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • KB976662 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 7 update: ~ 344KB
    • Windows 7 x64/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 778KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 909KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 327KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 629KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 780KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1285KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 784KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2632503
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2636573)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 99KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2636573
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2012 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2012 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, 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 Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2012 update: ~ 14136KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2012 - IE Version update: ~ 14136KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - January 2012 update: ~ 15990KB

    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 [January 2012] (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 Mail Junk E-mail Filter [January 2012] update: ~ 2153KB
    • Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [January 2012] update: ~ 2156KB

    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

* Note that WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT.

References

For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2011, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2662694 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2011
For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2010, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2492172 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2010
For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2009, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
979198 Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2009
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: 2800436 - Last Review: January 8, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
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