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This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes. This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 8, 2008. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 8, 2008, see the "References" section.

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This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on or after January 8, 2008.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

New security content:

  • MS08-078: Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB960714)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2144KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 5333KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 5190KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 2144KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5190KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2559KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 11760KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 8686KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 2552KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8686KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2373KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 19037KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 15202KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 1861KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 15202KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 1760KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 1485KB
    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=137030

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows XP (KB960763)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 983KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an application compatibility issue with HP Digital Imaging Monitor. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960763

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

New security content:

  • MS08-071: Security Update for Windows (KB956802)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-021 (KB948590) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 549KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Vista update: ~ 217KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 413KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 683KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1714KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1724KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 646KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 623KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125440
  • MS08-073: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB958215)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    Critical: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS08-058 (KB956390) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8219KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 13714KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 16301KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 8219KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 16301KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9014KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46674KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8996KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5269KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 45273KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37233KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4739KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37233KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4207KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3284KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9014KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64update: ~ 46670KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37197KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 9005KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37197KB
    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=133437
  • MS08-075: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB958623)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-038 (KB950582) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 7796KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 7258KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10461KB
    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=132148
  • MS08-075: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB958624)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1321KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 864KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1225KB
    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=132148
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 (KB952068)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS07-068 (KB944275) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 1221KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1468KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2191KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8416KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1501KB
    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=125439
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows (KB952069)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    Important: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Moderate: Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 2789KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6096KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 2024KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2169KB
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3 update: ~ 6483KB
    • Windows XP Service Pack 2 update: ~ 7588KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 3564KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125419
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows Media Runtime for x64-based Systems (KB952069)

    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 Media Runtime for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 2639KB
    • Windows Media Runtime for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2639KB
    • Windows Media Runtime (32-bit) for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1865KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125419
  • MS08-076: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB954600)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 603KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 817KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 606KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1373KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125419

New non-security content:

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - December 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 7645KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1183KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 7645KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [December 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2214KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB955839)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB951072 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 171KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Vista update: ~ 763KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 979KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 520KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1089KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 737KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 523KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue that is caused by revised daylight saving time laws in many countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955839
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB957388)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes:
    • KB954366 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    • KB935280 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2116KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 3483KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4180KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957388
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB960763)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 1619KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1634KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an application compatibility issue with HP Digital Imaging Monitor. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960763

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS05-053: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB896424)
    • This is a retroactive release of data that was originally released in Windows Server 2003 SP1. This change does not affect the security, reliability, or operability of the operating system.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    896424 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-053: Vulnerabilities in graphics rendering engine could allow code execution
  • MS07-017: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB925902)
    • This is a retroactive release of data that was originally released in Windows Server 2003 SP1. This change does not affect the security, reliability, or operability of the operating system.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925902 MS07-017: Vulnerability in GDI could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content: None

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

New security content: None

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB957825)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Japanese Spanish
    Deployment: Automatic Updates, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 16095KB

    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957825
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB957321)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1697KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 731KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1326KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve data loss and metadata issues in the Windows Imaging Component. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957321
  • Root Certificates Update

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 299KB

    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB959108)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 193KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 397KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with the Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959108
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Language LIP Pack for Windows XP

    Locale: Albanian, Basque, Bosnian (Cyrillic), Bosnian (Latin), Catalan, Galician, Gujarati, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Marathi, Tamil, Tatar, Vietnamese, Welsh
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Albanian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13702KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Basque LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13913KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Bosnian (Cyrillic) LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13708KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Bosnian (Latin) LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13703KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Catalan LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13900KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Galician LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13897KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Gujarati LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13705KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Indonesian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13694KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Kazakh LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13953KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Macedonian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13704KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Marathi LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13709KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Tamil LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13705KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Tatar LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13949KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Vietnamese LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13700KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Welsh LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13700KB
    Description:
    The Internet Explorer 7 Language Interface Pack (LIP) is designed for regional markets that currently do not have local versions of Internet Explorer 7. The packs provide computer users with the ability to display many commonly used browser features in their native language. Windows Internet Explorer 7 LIP Pack is a high-quality, localized "skin" for emerging language markets, such as Catalan, Lithuanian, and Thai. Based on Multilingual User Interface (MUI) technology, LIP provides the desktop user with an approximately 80% localized user experience by translating a reduced set of user interface elements. LIP is installed on a licensed copy of Windows and a fixed base language.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82369
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB959130)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/ Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1146KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 1057KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1128KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue with the default Web browser setting when you click Browse the Internet Now in Network and Sharing Center. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959130

Changes to existing security content:

  • MS07-005: Security Update for Windows (KB923723)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923723 MS07-005: Vulnerability in Step-by-Step Interactive Training could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content:

    Windows Movie Maker Utility for Windows XP Home Edition N and Windows XP Professional N (KB892312)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=47953

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Information about Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB943729)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-068: Security Update for Windows (KB957097)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Vista
    Supersedes:
    • MS05-011 (KB885250) on Windows XP
    • MS06-030 (KB914389) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 333KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 173KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 206KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 753KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1606KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1214KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 765KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1453KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=133434
  • MS08-069: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB954430)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Low: Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 and Windows Server 2003 for IA-64
    Supersedes: MS07-042 (KB936181) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 5690KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5690KB
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 and Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5690KB
    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. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=128803
  • MS08-069: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB954459)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Vista and Windows XP
    • Low: Windows Server 2008
    Supersedes: MS07-042 (KB933579) on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1666KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 639KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1291KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1254KB
    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=128803
  • MS08-069: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0 Service Pack 2 (KB954459)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Low: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS07-042 (KB933579) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 951KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1850KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 2744KB
    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=128803
  • MS08-069: Security Update for Windows (KB955069)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-042 (KB936021) on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1381KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 588KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1490KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1098KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 6610KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4885KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 933KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 932KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the way Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) is handled that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 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=128803

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 7478KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 7857KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 7478KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [November 2008] (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 size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2212KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2217KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015

Changes to existing security content

MS08-065: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB951071)
  • Updated metadata.
  • Binaries have not changed.
  • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
951071 MS08-065: Vulnerability in Message Queuing could allow remote code execution

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-062: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB953155)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Low
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~630KB
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 321KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 631KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/?linkid=120829

New non-security content

Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB957200)

Locale: All
Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
Classification: Updates, Non-Security
Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
Approximate file sizes:
  • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1435KB
  • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 493KB
  • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 985KB
Description:
This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Server 2008. By applying this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in several different scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957200

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated applicability rules and updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Information about Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows XP (KB943729)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008
  • System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) [August 2008]

    • This revision addresses install issues that occurred when the update was released in August.
    • Binaries have been changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    947821 Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008

Thursday, October 23, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-067: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB958644)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS06-040 (KB921883) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 708KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA64 update: ~ 1782KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 / Windows XP x64 ~ 1289KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 654KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 624KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=130719
  • MS08-067: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB958644)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA64 update: ~ 567KB
    • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista update: ~ 265KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 / Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 538KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=130719

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-058: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB956390)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    • Low: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Supersedes: MS08-045 (KB953838) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8215KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 13667KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 16282KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 8215KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 16282KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9004KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46674KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8996KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5271KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 45259KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37229KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4736KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37229KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4210KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3287KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 9004KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64update: ~ 46674KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 8996KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37212KB
    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=128060
  • MS08-060: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB957280)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-035 (KB949014) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 1400KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Windows Active Directory 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=125709
  • MS08-061: Security Update for Windows (KB954211)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-025 (KB941693) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2726KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1099KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1513KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1860KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 10718KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 10718KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1472KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1319KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=121738
  • MS08-062: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000 (KB953155)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 321KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 631KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 581KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1249KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1249KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 583KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 570KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=120829
  • MS08-063: Security Update for Windows (KB957095)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS06-063 (KB923414) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 438KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 218KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 357KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 744KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1699KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1699KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 666KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 625KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=127994
  • MS08-064: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB956841)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS07-066 (KB943078) on Windows Vista
    • MS07-022 (KB931784) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • KB932596 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 3889KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 2391KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3145KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3395KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 13720KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13720KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2875KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=128103
  • MS08-065: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB951071)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS07-065 (KB937894) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 1382KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=128102
  • MS08-066: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB956803)

    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: ~ 620KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1309KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1309KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 576KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=125709
  • Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB956391)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB953839 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 27KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 44KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 46KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 503KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1012KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 675KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 498KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 493KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your 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=125345

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - October 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 7281KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64, and Windows 2000 x64 update: ~ 7636KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 7281KB
    Description:
    After you download this tool, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [October 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2209KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2217KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB955519)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB947172, KB932818, KB941229, KB935652, and KB950126 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 12122KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 13384KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 955519. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=124797
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB956147)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2565KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 3340KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 956147. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=124798
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB957000)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 308KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 211KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 297KB
    Description:
    Install this update to improve the quality of the software information that is sent to Microsoft by configuring existing Windows Server 2008 Customer/Windows Vista Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) settings. As part of Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista CEIP, this update collects information about device drivers installed on your computer. Microsoft uses this information to improve the products and the features that you use most frequently. No collected information is used to identify or contact you. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957000

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

New non-security content

  • Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file size: ~ 1422KB
    Description:
    The Windows Genuine Advantage Notification tool notifies you if your copy of Windows is not genuine. If the system is found to be non-genuine, the tool will help you obtain a licensed copy of Windows.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39157
  • Update for Root Certificates

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file size: ~ 303KB
    Description:
    This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125
  • Microsoft Tinker

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation, and WSUS
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 69766KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~69777KB
    Description:
    Install this Ultimate Extra to play Microsoft Tinker from the Games Folder. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80872
  • Ultimate Extras Sounds from Microsoft Tinker

    Locale: All Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation, and WSUS
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 3696 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~3715KB
    Description:
    Install this Ultimate Extra to hear new sounds for common Windows tasks by using Ultimate Extras Sounds from Microsoft Tinker. Users will be able to switch from Windows Default to Microsoft Tinker Game Sounds in the Change System Sounds item in Control Panel. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80872
  • Windows DreamScene Content Pack #4

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation, and WSUS
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 51307KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~51309KB
    Description:
    Install this Windows Ultimate Extra to obtain a set of high-resolution videos for use with Windows DreamScene. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80990
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB950193)

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file size: ~ 600KB

    Description: Install this update to resolve an issue with Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950193

Changes to existing non-security content

    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)
    • Updated titles to include architecture information such as x86, x64, and IA-64. Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP SP3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/110806

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0: x86 (KB928416)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP SP3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928416 Benefits of the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 (KB929300)
    • Updated titles to include architecture information such as x86 and x64. Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP SP3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929300 Benefits of the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista (KB943729)
    • Localization release and English re-release for Vista.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008

Monday, September 15, 2008

Changes to existing security content

  • MS08-053: Security Update for Windows (KB954156)
    • Updated package for Norwegian Operating System locale.
    • Existing non-Norwegian packages have not changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954156 MS08-053: Vulnerability in Windows Media Encoder 9 could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-054: Security Update for Windows (KB954154)
    • Updated package for Norwegian Operating System locale.
    • Existing non-Norwegian packages have not changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954154 MS08-054: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Changes to existing security content

  • MS08-053: Security Update for Windows (KB954156)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954156 MS08-053: Vulnerability in Windows Media Encoder 9 could allow remote code execution

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-052: Security Update for Windows (KB938464)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-050 (KB938127) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 3533KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Vista update: ~ 1218KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2531KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1318KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 6477KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 4394KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1317KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1537KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise a Windows-based system that uses GDI+ 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=125468
  • MS08-052: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 (KB947739)

    Locale: Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size: ~ 4043KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=121002
  • MS08-052: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB947742)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size: ~ 6262KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=121000
  • MS08-052: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (KB947746)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size: ~ 3369KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=120922
  • MS08-052: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB947748)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size: ~ 1295KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system that is running the Microsoft .NET Framework and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=120999
  • MS08-053: Security Update for Windows (KB954156)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008/Vista update: ~ 319KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 712KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 799KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1281KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 799KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 799KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, 32-bit update: ~ 925KB
    • Windows XP x64, 32-bit update: ~ 925KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Windows Media Encoder 9 Series that could allow an attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=123091
  • MS08-054: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB954154)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008/Vista update: ~ 177KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 394KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 621KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 744KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=121739

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 7182KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64, and Windows 2000 x64 update: ~ 7507KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 7182KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [September 2008] (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 size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2212KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2218KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) [August 2008]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 339KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 5838KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12259KB
    Description:
    This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB954366)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB951618, KB947562 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2048KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 3451KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4107KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954366
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB955302)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1073KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Vista update: ~ 750KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 905KB
    Description:
    This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. By applying this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in various scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955302
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956697)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file size: ~ 1166KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which the Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) does not back up virtual machines correctly. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956697

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB900325)
    • Added applicability for Windows XP SP3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    900325 Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Update for Windows Vista and Windows XP (KB951618)
    • Changed classification and detection metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951618 A black screen issue occurs on a Windows Vista-based computer or a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer that has Onekey Recovery 5.0 installed when you upgrade the operating system

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

New non-security content

  • Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474)

    Locale: Chinese (Traditional), Czech, English, Italian, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 1390KB
    Description:
    The Windows Genuine Advantage Notification tool notifies you if your copy of Windows is not genuine. If your system is found to be non-genuine, the tool will help you obtain a licensed copy of Windows.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39157
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Language LIP Pack for Windows XP

    Locale: Croatian, Hindi, Romanian, Serbian (Latin), Serbian, Slovak, Thai, Ukrainian
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Croatian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13710KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Hindi LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13699KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Romanian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13708KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Serbian (Latin) LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13709KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Serbian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13702KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Slovak LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 14568KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Thai LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13704KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Ukrainian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13940KB
    Description:
    The Internet Explorer 7 Language Interface Pack (LIP) is designed for regional markets that currently do not have local versions of Internet Explorer 7. The packs provide computer users with the ability to display many commonly-used browser features in their native language. Windows Internet Explorer 7 LIP Pack is a high-quality, localized "skin" for emerging language markets such as Catalan, Lithuanian, and Thai. Based on Multilingual User Interface (MUI) technology, LIP provides the desktop user with an approximately 80% localized user experience by translating a reduced set of user interface elements. LIP is installed on a licensed copy of Windows and a fixed base language.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82369
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (KB940518)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Server 2008 Server Manager Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 5952KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 5951KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable full integration of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP1 into Server Manager on a system that is running Windows Server 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940518
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 (KB948014)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Server 2008 Server Manager - Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS) Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 84000KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 86308KB
    Description:
    Approving this update enables Windows Server 2008 Server Manager to install WSUS as a new server role. Windows Server 2008 must have update 940518 installed before you use Server Manager to install WSUS. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948014
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB953631)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 75KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 38KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 42KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which the system may be in an inconsistent state after you have restarted with the Last Known Good option. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953631

Changes to existing security content

MS07-050: Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB938127)
  • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
  • Binaries have changed.
  • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
938127 MS07-050: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content

Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB943729)
  • Added binaries for all non-English supported Operating System locales.
  • Existing English-only binary has not changed.
  • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-045: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB953838)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-031 (KB950759), MS08-031 (KB951804) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6618KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Vista update: ~ 2938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6618KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3478KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 13477KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows XP update: ~ 3486KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13477KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 8009KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 13249KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 15843KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 8009KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15843KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8940KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46647KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37187KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8933KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37187KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5262KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 45259KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37229KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4736KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37229KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4210KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3287KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6618KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 2938KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6618KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3478KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 13477KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 3486KB
    • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13477KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8940KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64update: ~ 46647KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37187KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 8933KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37187KB
    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=122772
  • MS08-046: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB952954)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 556KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1195KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 830KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 538KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 530KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=120576
  • MS08-047: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB953733)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 645KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 294KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 584KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain access to information. 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=120577
  • MS08-048: Security Update for Windows Mail for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB951066)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Update
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Vista
    • Low: Windows Server 2008
    Supersedes: MS07-056 (KB941202) on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1162KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 420KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 875KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Outlook Express or Windows Mail and read data from another Internet Explorer domain or the local computer. 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=117705
  • MS08-048: Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB951066)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Low: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS07-056 (KB941202) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 814KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5155KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1698KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 823KB
    • Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1 Update: 2427 KB
    • Outlook Express 5.5 Service Pack 2 Update: 1551 KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Outlook Express or Windows Mail and read data from another Internet Explorer domain or the local computer. 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=117705
  • MS08-049: Security Update for Windows (KB950974)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 368KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 173KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 306KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 598KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1428KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1036KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 601KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 583KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Event System on Microsoft Windows-based systems that could allow an attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=104923
  • MS08-050: Security Update for Windows XP (KB946648)

    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: ~ 534KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 712KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to compromise a system that is running Windows Messenger and gain access to information. 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=108245
  • Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB953839)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: MS08-032 (KB950760) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 30KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 47KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 49KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 504KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1011KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 674KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 505KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 502KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your 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=122002

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - August 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 7002KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64, and Windows 2000 x64 update: ~ 7320KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8956KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom), and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [August 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2212KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2218KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 (KB944289)

    Locale: English, French, German, and Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 23685 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to receive Windows Home Server Power Pack 1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944289
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB951072)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB942763 on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 173KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 768KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 984KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 528KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1091KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 740KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 531KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue that is caused by revised daylight saving time laws in many countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951072
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB951618)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1284KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1673KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1785KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 2026KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a known application compatibility issue with the Saming OneKey recovery software driver Safnt.sys. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951618
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB952287)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 606KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 241KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 501KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 664KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which a malfunction or data loss occurs when you use Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) components on computers that are running Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952287
  • Update for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3 Service Pack 1 (KB954960)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, and WSUS
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 57KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 56KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve the issue in which clients are unable to synchronize updates from Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954960

Changes to existing security content

  • MS07-047: Security Update for Windows Media Player for Windows XP (KB936782)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936782 MS07-047: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-022: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB944338)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944338 MS08-022: Vulnerability in the VBScript and JScript scripting engines could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-033: Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB951698)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951698 MS08-033: Vulnerabilities in DirectX could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update for WMDRM-enabled Media Players (KB902344)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    902344 FIX: Some portable devices may take 30 seconds or longer to start playing back a piece of content when you play subscription content that is protected by Windows Media DRM that uses chained licenses
  • Update for Windows Media Format 11 SDK for Windows XP (KB929399)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929399 You repeatedly receive a message to install update 929399 on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows XP
  • Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (KB939683)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    939683 FIX: Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Windows Small Business Server 2003 (KB940276)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940276 You may be unable to apply more updates at a certain point on a Windows Small Business Server 2003-based computer
  • Update for Windows XP (KB942763)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    942763 December 2007 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

New non-security content

Windows Search 4.0 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB940157)

Locale: All
Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Recommended/Automatic Updates, and Catalog
Classification: Feature Packs
Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
Approximate file sizes:
  • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 9459KB
  • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 12393KB
  • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5518KB
  • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8840KB
  • Windows XP update: ~ 5520KB
Description:
Windows Search 4.0 helps you find, preview, and use your documents, e-mail, music, photos, and other items. When you upgrade from earlier versions, you will have to rebuild your index. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940157

Changes to existing security content

  • MS08-040: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB948110)
    • Updated detection logic. The change was published at 10:00 A.M. on July 17.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    948110 MS08-040: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2000 GDR and MSDE 2000: July 8, 2008
  • MS08-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB951748)
    • Updated detection logic.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951748 MS08-037: Description of the security update for DNS in Windows Server 2003, in Windows XP, and in Windows 2000 Server (client side): July 8, 2008

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Standalone (KB936330) - English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
    • Updated applicability rules and updated metadata to target the update to Windows Server Update Services channel.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Standalone (KB936330) - All Languages
    • Updated applicability rules and updated metadata to target the update to Windows Server Update Services channel.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 (KB951746)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS07-062 (KB941672) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 272KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 318KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1481KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 9073KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 5873KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 887KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow a remote attacker to misrepresent a system action or behavior unbeknownst to users on Microsoft Windows systems. 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=119620
  • MS08-037: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB951748)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS06-064 (KB922819) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS08-001 (KB941644) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1396KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 8011KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5105KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1091KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 836KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow a remote attacker to misrepresent a system action or behavior unbeknownst to users on Microsoft Windows systems. 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=119620
  • MS08-038: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB950582)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 7775KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 7253KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 10438KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote 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=117296
  • MS08-040: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 (KB948109)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB921896 on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 41687KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 44583KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the Windows Internal Database (WYukon) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it. The Windows Internal Database (WYukon) is used by Windows components, namely Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Server Update Services, Active Directory Rights Management Services, the Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM), and UDDI Services. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948109
  • MS08-040: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB948110)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 75548KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE) that could allow an attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it. The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE) is used by Windows components, namely Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Server Update Services, Automated Deployment Services, the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT), and UDDI Services. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948110

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - July 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 8956KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64 and Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 9275KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 811KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 958KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8956KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom), and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [July 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2217KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950050)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: None
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 3920KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 31921KB
    Description:
    The update to the Hyper-V role provides improvements to security, stability, performance, user experience, forward compatibility of configurations, and the programming model. All users of the Hyper-V role should apply this update. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this update, it cannot be removed. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms. After you install this update, you can use Hyper-V in a production environment for supported configurations. For more information, see the Windows Server 2008 Licensing and Support Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950050
  • Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (KB951978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1871KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 668KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1437KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1129KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in VBScript/JScript scripts from CScript/WScript hosts, certain built-ins may not function correctly when you change the format setting in the Regional and Language Options dialog box. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951978
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB952709)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 3366KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4814KB
    Description:
    This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Vista. After you apply this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in various scenarios. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952709
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB955020)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 62278KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 58999KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 65952KB
    Description:
    Install this update to add words to the English and German standard dictionaries. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955020

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated applicability rules and updated metadata to target the update to Automatic Update channel. The Automatic Update change will be published at 10:00 A.M. on July 10.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Information about Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB943729)
    • Rerelease Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and target English only. Other locales will no longer receive this update.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update has to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

New security content

MS08-031: Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB951804)

Locale: All
Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer
Classification: Security Updates
Security severity rating:
  • Critical: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
  • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
Approximate file sizes:
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2926KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6603KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Vista update: ~ 2926KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6603KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3218KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 13474KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows XP update: ~ 3228KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13474KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2926KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6603KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista update: ~ 2926KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6603KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3218KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 13474KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 3228KB
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 13474KB
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://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-031.mspx

New non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB950124)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 16600KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 16601KB
    Description:
    This update provides an updated infrared (IR) set-top box database for Media Center for Windows Vista. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=117767
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB950125)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 6474KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6474KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Xbox 360 Extenders that are used with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues that are included in this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 950125. After you install this item, you may have to restart the computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=117769
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Language LIP Pack for Windows XP

    Locale: Bulgarian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Bulgarian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13715KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Estonian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13703KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Latvian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13708KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Lithuanian LIP Pack for Windows XP update: ~ 13709KB
    Description:
    The Internet Explorer 7 Language Interface Pack (LIP) is designed for regional markets that currently do not have local versions of Internet Explorer 7. The packs provide computer users with the ability to display many generally used browser features in their native language. Windows Internet Explorer 7 LIP Pack is a high-quality localized "skin" for emerging language markets, such as Catalan, Lithuanian, and Thai. Based on Multilingual User Interface (MUI) technology, LIP provides the desktop user with an approximately 80% localized user experience by translating a reduced set of user interface elements. LIP is installed on a licensed copy of Windows and a fixed base language.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82369

Changes to existing security content

  • MS07-042: Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB936181)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, and Windows Server 2008 operating systems support.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936181 Description of the security update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0: August 14, 2007
  • MS08-031: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB950759)
    • Updated text for Chinese (Simplified).
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    950759 MS08-031: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
  • MS08-033: Security Update for Windows (KB951698)
    • Updated localized text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    951698 MS08-033: Vulnerabilities in DirectX could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2008 (KB890830)
    • Updated text for Bulgarian.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    890830 The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000
  • Update for Windows XP (KB953356)
    • Updated localized text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    953356 Error message after you upgrade a computer that uses a processor other than an Intel processor to Windows XP Service Pack 2 or to Windows XP Service Pack 3: "STOP: 0x0000007E"
  • Windows Media Player 11 (for Windows Media Center Edition 2005)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925850 Description and availability of Windows Media Player 11
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB938759)
    • Applicability changed to Required.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    938759 You cannot distribute or install a software package in Windows Server 2003 if the software package contains a very large signed file
  • Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB925766)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925766 October 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Changes to existing security content

MS08-030: Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376)
  • Updated package to address quality issues with Microsoft security bulletin MS08-030, which did not effectively address the vulnerability.
  • Binaries have changed.
  • This update must be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
951376 MS08-030: Vulnerability in Bluetooth stack could allow remote code execution

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-030: Security Update for Windows Vista and Windows XP (KB951376)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows Vista and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 249KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 279KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 611KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 831KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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://support.microsoft.com/kb/951376
  • MS08-031: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB950759)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS08-024 (KB947864) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 7730KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 8360KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 15268KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 7730KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15268KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8920KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46652KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37173KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8914KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37173KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5258KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 45234KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37232KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4719KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37232KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4210KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3287KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8920KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64update: ~ 46652KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37173KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 8914KB
    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=116367
  • MS08-032: Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB950760)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Low: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS08-023 (KB948881) on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 27KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 44KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 46KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 495KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1008KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 670KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 497KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 493KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system 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=116368
  • MS08-033: Security Update for Windows (KB951698)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-064 (KB941568) on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 1874KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 684KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1379KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1144KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 8342KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5493KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1047KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 811KB
    • DirectX 8 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1012KB
    • DirectX 9 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 1008KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Microsoft DirectShow 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=118655
  • MS08-034: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 (KB948745)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS04-006 (KB830352) on Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 565KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1313KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 909KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 558KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft 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=111957
  • MS08-035: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 (KB949014)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS08-003 (KB943484) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 837KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1109KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1238KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 10362KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 7796KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1399KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow a remote attacker to cause the affected system to stop responding. 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=111953
  • MS08-035: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB949269)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Supersedes: MS08-003 (KB931374) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1236KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 5045KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1232KB
    • Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5044KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow a remote attacker to cause the affected system to stop responding. 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=111953
  • MS08-036: Security Update for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB950762)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Supersedes: MS06-052 (KB919007) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 206KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 108KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 131KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 550KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1168KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 766KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 599KB
    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 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=117297

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - June 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 8503KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64 and Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 8819KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000 update: ~ 2457KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 2618KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8502KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom), and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB952714)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB939165 on Windows Vista
    • KB931174 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 447KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 839KB
    Description:
    This update configures the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program to improve the quality of software information that is sent to Microsoft. This information is used to help improve the features that you use most frequently. Participation in the program is voluntary and no information that is collected is used to identify or contact you. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952714
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [June 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2210KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2216KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB950126)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes:
    • KB947172 on Windows Vista
    • KB935652 on Windows Vista
    • KB932818 on Windows Vista
    • KB941229 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 12038KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 13188KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues included in this cumulative update, see KB950126. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=117770
  • Update for Windows XP (KB953356)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 509KB
    Description:
    Install this update before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3 to prevent an issue in which your computer may restart continuously after you upgrade to SP3 on systems with non-Intel processors. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953356

Changes to existing security content

  • MS07-068: Security Update for Windows XP with Windows Media Format Runtime 9 (KB941569)
    • Revised targeting metadata and detection logic.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    941569 MS07-068: Vulnerability in Windows Media file format could allow remote code execution
  • MS06-078: Security Update for Windows XP with Windows Media Format Runtime 9 (KB923689)
    • Revised detection logic.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923689 MS06-078: Vulnerability in Windows Media Format could allow remote code execution
  • MS06-078: Security Update for Windows XP with Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 (KB923689)
    • Revised detection logic.
    • Adding targeting for Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923689 MS06-078: Vulnerability in Windows Media Format could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content

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

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

New non-security content

  • Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950049)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Server 2008 Optional Installation and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 2680KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 29441KB
    Description:
    The Release Candidate 1 (RC1) update to the Hyper-V role provides improvements to security, stability, performance, user experience, forward compatibility of configurations, and the programming model. All users of the Hyper-V role are encouraged to apply this upgrade. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you have installed this item, it cannot be removed. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.
  • Update for Windows XP (KB932823)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 633KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which a user is unable to use Windows Internet Explorer 7 to download files on a computer that is running Windows XP with the Input Method Editor (IME) enabled. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932823
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB947562)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB943302 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 2011KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 3426KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 4061KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947562
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Dynamic Installer (KB947562)

    Locales: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Dynamic Installer Component update: ~ 3426 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Dynamic Installer Setup update: ~ 883 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Dynamic Installer x64 Component update: ~ 4061 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Dynamic Installer x64 Setup update: ~ 34 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947562

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Root Certificates Update
    • Added new root certificates.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update must be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    931125 Microsoft root certificate program members (January 2008)
  • Update for Windows XP (KB942763)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    942763 December 2007 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Windows Rights Management Services Client with Service Pack 2 (KB917275)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    917275 How to obtain Windows Rights Management Services with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 for x64 Edition
    • Updated metadata to remove Windows Operating System Service Pack Blocker detection logic.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    914961 General information regarding Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936929 Release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    898461 Software update 898461 installs a permanent copy of the Package Installer for Windows version 6.1.22.4
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

New security content

MS08-028: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB950749)

Locale: All
Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
Classification: Security Updates
Security severity rating: Critical
Supersedes: MS04-014 (KB837001) on Microsoft Windows 2000
Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
Approximate file sizes:
  • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 3026KB
  • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 6172KB
  • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5890KB
  • Windows XP update: ~ 3029KB
  • Windows 2000 update: ~ 3045KB
Description:
A Critical security issue has been identified in the MSJet40.dll file that could allow an attacker to compromise a Microsoft 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=114750

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, and WSUS
    • 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 Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 8548 KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64 and Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 8845 KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 505 KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 525 KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8548 KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2216KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015

Changes to existing security content

  • MS06-069: Security Update for Flash Player (KB923789)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923789 MS06-069: Vulnerabilities in Macromedia Flash Player from Adobe could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-022: Security Update for Windows (KB944338)
    • Updated detection metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944338 MS08-022: Vulnerability in the VBScript and JScript scripting engines could allow remote code execution
  • MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB947864)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    947864 MS08-024: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Updated applicability rules.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, and Windows XP x64 Edition
    • Updated metadata to mark this update for Exclusive Install.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940767 Description of the Windows Internet Explorer 7 Installation and Availability Update

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

New non-security content

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)

Locale: All
Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
Classification: Service Packs
Supersedes: The followingKBarticle contains a list of fixes that are included in Windows XP Service Pack 3:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946480
Target platforms: Windows XP
Approximate file sizes: ~ 336505KB
Description:
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) is an update to Windows XP that addresses key feedback from our customers. Windows XP SP3 is a cumulative update that includes all previously released updates for Windows XP, including security updates. Windows XP SP3 also contains a few new updates and should not significantly change the Windows XP experience. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936929

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB940510)
    • First release of all locales except for the German locale and the rerelease of the English locale.
    • English binary has changed. Added other supported locale binaries.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940510 Description of the update for Windows Vista
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Applicability rules have changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Changes to existing security content

MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB947864)
  • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
  • Binaries have not changed.
  • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
947864 MS08-024: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940767 Description of the Windows Internet Explorer 7 Installation and Availability Update
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB938371)
    • Applicability rules have changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    938371 A software update is available for the Windows Vista installation components

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

New non-security content

  • Windows Vista Ultimate Language Packs

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Arabic Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 167770 KB
    • Arabic Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 178122 KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 157265 KB
    • Bulgarian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 163019 KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 244517 KB
    • Chinese (Simplified) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 289990 KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 205103 KB
    • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 263277 KB
    • Croatian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 149102 KB
    • Croatian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 154534 KB
    • Czech Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 157913 KB
    • Czech Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 165963 KB
    • Danish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 152532 KB
    • Danish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 160912 KB
    • Dutch Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 153133 KB
    • Dutch Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 161215 KB
    • English Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 269066 KB
    • English Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 391068 KB
    • Estonian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 151031 KB
    • Estonian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 156358 KB
    • Finnish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 156251 KB
    • Finnish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 164110 KB
    • French Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 208347 KB
    • French Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 257556 KB
    • German Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 218373 KB
    • German Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 280936 KB
    • Greek Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 167047 KB
    • Greek Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 176535 KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 156113 KB
    • Hebrew Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 165087 KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 166053 KB
    • Hungarian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 173999 KB
    • Italian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 162235 KB
    • Italian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 170008 KB
    • Japanese Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 220303 KB
    • Japanese Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 265268 KB
    • Korean Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 157015 KB
    • Korean Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 165513 KB
    • Latvian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 151337 KB
    • Latvian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 156734 KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 152726 KB
    • Lithuanian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 158073 KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 151815 KB
    • Norwegian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 160086 KB
    • Polish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 157688 KB
    • Polish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 166138 KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 154409 KB
    • Portuguese (Brazil) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 162467 KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 160519 KB
    • Portuguese (Portugal) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 168761 KB
    • Romanian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 152570 KB
    • Romanian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 157934 KB
    • Russian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 160742 KB
    • Russian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 169739 KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 152542 KB
    • Serbian (Latin) Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 157954 KB
    • Slovak Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 160559 KB
    • Slovak Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 166013 KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 154664 KB
    • Slovenian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 160007 KB
    • Spanish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 198324 KB
    • Spanish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 244903 KB
    • Swedish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 151768 KB
    • Swedish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 159727 KB
    • Thai Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 148903 KB
    • Thai Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 154480 KB
    • Turkish Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 161188 KB
    • Turkish Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 169370 KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack, 32-bit: ~ 153985 KB
    • Ukrainian Language Pack, 64-bit: ~ 159696 KB
    Description:
    When you install this language pack on Windows Vista Ultimate and select this language in the Change Display Language item in Control Panel, Windows displays menus and dialog boxes in Language Pack language. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=81071
  • Windows DreamScene Content Pack #3

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 46064 KB
    • Windows Vista 64-bit update: ~ 46063 KB
    Description:
    This Windows Ultimate Extra contains a set of high-resolution videos for you to use with Windows DreamScene. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80990
  • Windows Sound Schemes

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation and WSUS
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista Ultimate
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 8130 KB
    • Windows Vista 64-bit update: ~ 8148 KB
    Description:
    When you install this Ultimate Extra, you can switch from Windows Default to Ultimate Extras Glass or to Ultimate Extras Pearl in the Change System Sounds item in Control Panel. This will let the user to hear new sounds for common Windows tasks. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80872

Changes to existing security content

  • MS07-040: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 2.0 (KB928365)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928365 Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000: July 10, 2007
  • MS07-040: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB928366)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928366 Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 for Windows XP and Windows 2000: July 10, 2007
  • MS07-040: Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.0 Service Pack 3 (KB928367)
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    928367 Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000: July 10, 2007

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool (KB892130)
    • Re-release to include targeting of Windows XP Service Pack 3 users.
    • Binaries have changed to include handling of Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    892130 Description of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)
    • Updated text for the Hungarian and Russian locales.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/110806

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 (KB929300)
    • Updated text for the Hungarian and Russian locales.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929300 Benefits of the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Root Certificates Update
    • Update metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    931125 Microsoft root certificate program members (January 2008)
  • Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474)
    • Updated metadata.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    905474 Description of the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications application
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
    • Extended the offering of this update to Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    867460 List of bugs that are fixed in the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Media Player 11
    • Update metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925850 Description and availability of Windows Media Player 11
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Applicability rules have changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

New non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB937286)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Vista Optional Installation and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 17904 ~ 27857 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 17911 ~ 27880 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to copy a local version of key Help topics that are available in the "Online Help" feature of Windows Vista. Customers who enable the Online Help feature of the Windows Vista Help system and who have a persistent Internet connection do not need this update. This update is useful for customers who are frequently disconnected. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937286
  • System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) [April 2008]

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 9239KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 11881KB
    Description:
    This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows Servicing Store. This inconsistency 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 they are found.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target Platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 558836KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 896537KB
    Description:
    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an update to Windows Vista that addresses key feedback from our customers. Windows Vista SP1 addresses specific reliability and performance issues, supports new types of hardware, and adds support for several emerging standards. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Standalone (KB936330) - All Languages

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 570743KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 915457KB
    Description:
    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an update to Windows Vista that addresses key feedback from our customers. Windows Vista SP1 addresses specific reliability and performance issues, supports new types of hardware, and adds support for several emerging standards. After you install this item, you must restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936330

Changes to existing non-security content

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Standalone (KB936330) - English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • Updated title to clarify language offering.
  • Binaries have not changed.
  • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-023: Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows (KB948881)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Important: Windows Vista
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    • Low: Windows Server 2008
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 498KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 for Windows 2000 update: ~ 497KB
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 28KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 45KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 466KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 494KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1008KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 670KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 486KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could enable an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect the 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=112366
  • MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB947864)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, Catalog, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS08-010 (KB944533) on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 7699KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 8279KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 15159KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista update: ~ 7699KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 15159KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8854KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46648KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37178KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8846KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37178KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5256KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 45248KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37227KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP update: ~ 4697KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37227KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4210KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3286KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8854KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 46648KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 x64/Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP x64 update: ~ 37178KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows XP update: ~ 8846KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could enable an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect the 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=110557
  • MS08-021: Security Update for Windows (KB948590)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-046 (KB938829) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 539KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 216KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 406KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 684KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1720KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1330KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 623KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 618KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could enable an authenticated remote attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=111955
  • MS08-025: Security Update for Windows (KB941693)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 for IA-64 update: ~ 2686KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 1098KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1494KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1852KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 10707KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 8403KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1418KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1314KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could enable an authenticated local attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=111956
  • MS08-020: Security Update for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB945553)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 154KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 276KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 624KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 1416KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1048KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 576KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 575KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in DNS clients that could enable an attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=108231
  • MS08-022: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB944338)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes:
    • KB942840 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS06-023 (KB917344) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1082KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 4875KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 3866KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 826KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 832KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in VBScript and JScript that could enable an attacker to compromise the Microsoft 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=108169

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer version: WSUS and Windows Internet Explorer Dynamic Installer
    • Non-Internet Explorer version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer version update:
      • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista update: ~ 8161 KB
      • Windows Server 2008 x64 and Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 8460 KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 969 KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1098 KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8161 KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB949939)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 861KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1122KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to be installed successfully on all editions of Windows Vista. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer. After you install this update, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949939
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB938371)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5177KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 7803KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to be installed successfully on all editions of Windows Vista. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer. After you install this update, it cannot be removed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938371
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2211KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2215KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB949189)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security,
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 840KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1112KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which a domain controller may silently not receive updates to some object attributes during inbound replication. This issue occurs if the domain controller is running Windows Server 2008 together with the Japanese language locale. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=111973
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB950127)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 99KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 112KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which a crash occurs in the Ks.sys file when you upgrade to Windows Vista SP1. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950127
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB938759)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1034KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 5643KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 4681KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve an issue in which you cannot distribute or install a software package in Windows Server 2003 if the software package contains a very large signed CAB/EXE file. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938759

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB937287)
    • The applicability rules have been improved
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    937287 A software update is available for the Windows Vista installation software feature
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Added new express packages.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 Information about Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista (KB943729)
    • Changed classification.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943729 Information about new Group Policy preferences in Windows Server 2008

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

New non-security content

  • Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB943729)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 324KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 591KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 706KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 889KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 706KB
    Description:
    Multiple Group Policy preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console. These Group Policy preferences are also available in Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1. Group Policy preferences enable information technology professionals to configure, deploy, and manage operating system settings and application settings that they previously were unable to manage by using Group Policy settings. After you install this update, your computer can process the new Group Policy preference extensions. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943729
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 (KB948014)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Supersedes: KB935524 on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP update: ~ 84000KB
    • Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 86308KB
    Description:
    Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (WSUS 3.0 SP1) improvements include support for Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, enhanced bulk approval capability, separate proxy servers and ports for SSL and non-SSL traffic, and exporting reports. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948014
  • Update for Windows Home Server (KB946146)

    Locale: English, French, German, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Automatic Updates
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes: ~ 536KB

    Description:

    Install this update to resolve an issue in which a false expiration notice prompts users to activate Windows Home Server. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946146
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806) Language Pack

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Service Packs
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 update: ~ 24759KB
    • Windows Server 2003 for IA-64 update: ~ 56365KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 49196KB
    Description:
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 provides cumulative rollup updates for customer-reported issues that were found after the release of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. In addition, this release provides security improvements and prerequisite feature support for the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104655
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 (KB929300) Language Pack

    Locale: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP update: ~ 26253KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows XP x64 update: ~ 49784KB
    Description:
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 provides cumulative rollup updates for customer-reported issues that were found after the release of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. In addition, this release provides security improvements and prerequisite feature support for the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104664

Changes to existing security content

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

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 MUI Pack for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB933702)
    • The Windows Internet Explorer 7 MUI Pack for Windows Server 2003 and for Windows XP has been updated in accordance with the recent release of the Windows Internet Explorer 7 Installation and Availability Update.
    • The binaries have changed to maintain version number compliance with the Internet Explorer 7 Installation and Availability Update.
    • This update should be reinstalled if you have installed the Windows Internet Explorer 7 Installation and Availability Update to maintain consistent versioning.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    933702 Availability of the Internet Explorer 7 Multilingual User Interface Pack and of the Internet Explorer 7 Language Interface Pack
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)
    • Applicability rules have changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    936330 How to obtain the release notes for Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB867460)
    • Added Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 RTM to the supported OS list.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    867460 List of bugs that are fixed in the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
  • Chinese (Traditional) Language Pack (KB925471)
    • Changed title.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    925471 Windows Vista Ultimate language pack release information
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 (KB867461)
    • Added Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 RTM to the supported OS list.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    867461 List of bugs that are fixed in Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Windows Small Business Server 2003 (KB940276)
    • Updated metadata in readiness for availability of this update in the Automatic Updates channel.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940276 You may be unable to apply more updates at a certain point on a Windows Small Business Server 2003-based computer
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB947821)
    • Change in applicability logic to address an edge-case reoffering issue.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    947821 Description of the CheckSUR update for Windows Vista and for Windows Vista for x64-based systems
  • Microsoft MS Gothic and MS Mincho JIS2004 Support Fonts (KB927489)
    • Updated metadata to offer this update to users of prerelease versions of Windows XP Service Pack 3.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=81094

Tuesday March 18, 2008

New non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB947821)

    Locale: English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 5162 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 6332 KB
    Description: Install this update to enable future updates for Microsoft Windows to be installed successfully. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update for Windows Vista (KB937287)
    • The applicability rules have been improved.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    937287 A software update is available for the Windows Vista installation software feature

Tuesday March 11, 2008

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - March 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, and WSUS
    • 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 Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Vista update: ~ 8161KB
      • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 8460KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000 update: ~ 969KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1098KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8161 KB
    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 run an online version from Microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB946041)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 594KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 791KB
    Description:
    This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Vista. By applying this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in various scenarios. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946041
  • Update for Windows Vista (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 size:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2192 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2193KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB948496)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file size:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 500KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 675KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1012 KB
    Description:
    This is a reliability update. Install this update to disable features in the Scalable Networking Pack (SNP) that are turned on by default and that may affect your computer's performance. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948496

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Genuine Advantage Notification (KB905474)
    • Added Korean locale.
    • Binaries have not changed, only added Korean binary.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    905474 Description of the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications application

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Changes to existing security content

  • MS08-010: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB944533)
    • Updated text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    944533 MS08-010: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2008 (KB890830) - IE Version
    • Updated metadata to broaden the scope of this offering.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    890830 The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-003: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB931374)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Moderate
    Supersedes: None
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1242KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 5045KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 1225KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Active Directory 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=104925
  • MS08-003: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 (KB943484)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Important: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS07-039 (KB926122) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 1233KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 7786KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 10442KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 1398KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Active Directory 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=104925
  • MS08-004: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB946456)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-001 (KB941644) on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 599KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 973KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Vista - DHCP 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=108164
  • MS08-005: Security Update for Windows (KB942831)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 568KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 1034KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 599KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1260KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 813KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 598KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 601KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Windows Internet Information Services (IIS) that could allow an attacker to remotely 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=106361
  • MS08-006: Security Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB942830)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS06-034 (KB917537) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 679KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1833KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1400KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 638KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in Internet Information Services (IIS) that could allow an attacker to remotely 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=106375
  • MS08-007: Security Update for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB946026)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows XP and Windows Vista
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 181KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 319KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 592KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1262KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 801KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 576KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in the mrxdav.sys driver 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=107349
  • MS08-008: Security Update for Windows (KB943055)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2003
    Supersedes: MS07-043 (KB921503) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 291KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 656KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 845KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 4746KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1928KB
    • Windows XP update: ~ 747KB
    • Windows 2000 update: ~ 766KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system by using Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Automation 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=108277
  • MS08-010: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows (KB944533)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Supersedes: MS07-069 (KB942615) on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista update: ~ 7340KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista 64-bit update: ~ 13638KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 8889KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37204KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 46640KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 8868KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP x64 Edition update: ~ 37179KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 5270KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 37217KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 45242KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Windows XP update: ~ 4711KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP x64 Edition update: ~ 37217KB
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 update: ~ 4217KB
    • Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 update: ~ 3292KB
    Description:
    Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running 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=105692

    New Non-Security Content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2008 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS
    • 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 Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Vista update: ~ 7531 KB
      • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 7820 KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000 update: ~ 1776 KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 1860 KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 7531 KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs once to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection 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 run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [February 2008] (KB905866)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 2192KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 2191KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB937287)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 4225KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 9963KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to install successfully on all editions of Windows Vista. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you install this item, you cannot remove it. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937287
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB938371)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 4328KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 5971KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to install successfully on all editions of Windows Vista. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. After you install this item, you cannot remove it. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938371
  • Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB947172)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/AU, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB932818, KB941229, and KB935652 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 17634KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 18239KB
    Description:
    This update addresses issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues that are included in this cumulative update, see KB947172. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=107388
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Locale: All
    Deployment: WSUS
    Classification: Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 14757KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems update: ~ 37491KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 29662KB
    • Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP update: ~ 14785KB
    Description:
    This free upgrade to Internet Explorer customers offers improvements such as enhanced security, a cleaner look, and features to make everyday tasks such as printing Web pages and searching the Web easier. This upgrade preserves your current home page, search settings, favorites, and compatible toolbars. Also, you can uninstall this upgrade if you decide to do so.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71727

Changes to existing security content: NONE

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Update for Windows Internal Database (KB921896)
    • Updated metadata to target the update to Automatic Updates (AU) Important channel.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    921896 A list of the bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943302)
    • Updated package to resolve issues with Spy Sweeper software.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update must be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943302 December 2007 Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943899)
    • Updated package to address compatibility issues with some SATA hard disk drives.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update must be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943899 An update that improves the performance, responsiveness, and reliability of Windows Vista is available

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

New non-security content

  • Root Certificates Update

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB931125 on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows XP
    Approximate file size: ~ 292KB
    Description:
    This item updates the list root certificates on your computer to the latest list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery.
    http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995347.aspx

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows DreamScene
    • Update metadata so that it is available to SP1 users.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=80872
  • Windows DreamScene Content Pack Favorites
    • Update metadata so that it is available to SP1 users.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=80990
  • Windows DreamScene Content Pack
    • Update metadata so that it is available to SP1 users.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    931133 The Windows DreamScene Content Pack for Windows Vista Ultimate is available from Windows Update
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB935509)
    • Added localized text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    935509 A software update is available for versions of Windows Vista that include the Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption feature
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943411)
    • Added localized text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    943411 Microsoft Security Advisory: Update to improve Windows Sidebar Protection
  • The Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)
    • Updated metadata to also offer on Automatic Updates for all locales except JPN. JPN will stay as Recommended update.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/110806

  • The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 (KB929300)
    • Updated metadata to also offer on Automatic Updates for all locales except JPN. JPN will stay as Recommended update.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    929300 Benefits of the Microsoft .NET Framework

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

New security content

  • MS08-001: Security Update for Windows (KB941644)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Critical: Windows Vista and Windows XP
    • Important: Windows Server 2003
    • Moderate: Microsoft Windows 2000
    Supersedes:
    • MS06-032 (KB917953) on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    • MS06-007 (KB913446) on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
    • MS05-019 (KB893066) on Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 596 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 960 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: 837 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: 1905 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: 1098 KB
    • Windows XP update: 673 KB
    • Windows 2000 update: 647 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in TCP/IP 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 update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104919
  • MS08-002: Security Update for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 (KB943485)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: 989 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: 4236 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64/Windows XP x64 update: 1459 KB
    • Windows XP update: 835 KB
    • Windows 2000 update: 781 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in LSASS 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 update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104921

New non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool – January 2008 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2008 (KB890830) - IE Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment:
    • Internet Explorer Version: WSUS
    • 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 Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer
    Target platforms: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Non-Internet Explorer Version update:
      • Windows Vista update: ~ 8913 KB
      • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 9196 KB
      • Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000 update: ~ 402 KB
      • Windows Server 2003 x64 and Windows XP x64 update: ~ 409 KB
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7 Dynamic Installer update: ~ 8913 KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs once to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection 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 run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool does not replace an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product. .
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=39987
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943302)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB935280 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 2957 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 3420 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve a set of known application compatibility issues with Windows Vista. After you install this update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943302
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943411)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 891 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 1338 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to improve protection in Windows Sidebar. This update enables Windows Sidebar to block certain gadgets from running. After you install this update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=104989
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB935509)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 563 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 564 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to enable future updates to be installed successfully on Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Enterprise. This update may be required before selected future updates can be installed. After you install this update, you may have to restart the computer. After you have installed this update, it cannot be removed.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=105795
  • Update for Windows Internal Database (KB921896)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2003 update: 43512 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: 46179 KB
    Description:
    This update upgrades Windows Internal Database that is used by Windows components such as Windows SharePoint Services and Windows Server Update Services. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 921896.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/921896
  • Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [January 2008] (KB905866)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Supersedes: KB905866 on Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 2193 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 2194 KB
    Description:
    Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content. After you install this update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=79015
  • Update for Windows Vista (KB943899)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: 2434 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: 2948 KB
    Description:
    This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Vista. By applying this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in various scenarios. After you install this update, you may have to restart the computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943899

Changes to existing security content

  • MS07-068: Security Update for Windows XP (KB941569)
    • Updated title to differentiate targeting between Windows Media Format Runtime 9, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and 11.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    941569 MS07-068: Vulnerability in Windows Media file format could allow remote code execution

Changes to existing non-security content

  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - December 2007 (KB890830)
    • Fixed title for Japanese and Japanese NEC.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    890830 The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (32-bit x86)
    • Updated metadata to allow the update to be offered to users who are running ADAM SP1.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    914961 General information regarding Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Update for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP (KB946627)
    • Added localized text.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    946627 Internet Explorer 6 crashes after you install security update 942615 on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP (KB942840)
    • Updated metadata to remove supersedence of MS06-023.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not have to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    942840 You may experience slow Web browser performance when you view a Web page that uses JScript in Internet Explorer 6 on a Windows Server 2003-based computer or on a Windows XP-based computer

REFERENCES

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: 961825 - Last Review: March 6, 2009 - Revision: 2.0
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  • Microsoft Software Update Services 1.0
  • Microsoft Software Update Services 1.0
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