Description of the security update for the vulnerabilities in Windows Embedded POSReady 2009: February 12, 2019

Applies to: Windows Embedded POSReady 2009


This update was rereleased February 15, 2019 to address a known issue that occurred when you installed the original February 12, 2019 version of the update. 


This security update adresses the following vulnerabilities:
  • Remote code execution vulnerabilities exist because of the manner in which the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) handles objects in the memory.
  • Information disclosure vulnerabilities exist when the Windows GDI component incorrectly discloses the contents of its memory.
To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

Known issues in this security update

After you install the originally released version of this security update (from February 12, 2019), applications that use the msvcrt.dll dynamic link library (DLL) do not load properly. When the problem occurs, you receive error messages that resemble the following (where [SamepleDLLNname]  is the application's DLL):

The procedure entry point sprinttf_s could not be located in the dynamic link library msvcrt.dll.

Error loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\[SamepleDLLNname].dll

This issue is resolved in the current version of this update which was released February 15, 2019. 

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.


  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Information about protection and security

File Information

File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.