Summary

An information disclosure vulnerabilities exists in the way that the Color Management Module (ICM32.dll) handles objects in memory. This vulnerability allows an attacker to retrieve information to bypass usermode ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization) on a targeted system. By itself, the information disclosure does not allow arbitrary code execution. However, it could allow arbitrary code to be run if the attacker uses it in combination with another vulnerability.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2018-0741.

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Important

  • 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.

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 stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update: FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

Deployment information

For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: January 9, 2018


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 times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Server 2008 file information

Note: The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

File Information

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB4056942-x64.msu

7FC0413BC5B4C22A95F971FBBC1635E3F4F7283D

EA5D32B8CFA19290342390B30E5F0FBD88EE0FBEFC830C603BF25CF741236E3C

Windows6.0-KB4056942-x86.msu

05CE724B74F2F73A8814409001D02DFBF0F7E91C

DB656811086E69580E11AC42859268866B873C9F4CA6D8B78920E3C78D3617AF

Windows6.0-KB4056942-ia64.msu

D0D8D2253CB5134F7AFF42C9EE53EA456E79DA1E

9D27AE120851DF8287630B0614FCB5C923ED7E2C5371166EF139BDF412979724

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Icm32.dll

6.0.6002.24259

252,928

09-Dec-2017

01:03

x64

Mscms.dll

6.0.6002.24259

519,680

09-Dec-2017

01:03

x64

Wcspluginservice.dll

6.0.6002.24259

39,936

09-Dec-2017

01:04

x64

Icm32.dll

6.0.6002.24259

215,040

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Mscms.dll

6.0.6002.24259

391,680

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Wcspluginservice.dll

6.0.6002.24259

32,256

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Icm32.dll

6.0.6002.24259

215,040

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Mscms.dll

6.0.6002.24259

391,680

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Wcspluginservice.dll

6.0.6002.24259

32,256

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Icm32.dll

6.0.6002.24259

772,608

09-Dec-2017

00:53

IA-64

Mscms.dll

6.0.6002.24259

1,190,400

09-Dec-2017

00:53

IA-64

Wcspluginservice.dll

6.0.6002.24259

80,896

09-Dec-2017

00:53

IA-64

Icm32.dll

6.0.6002.24259

215,040

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Mscms.dll

6.0.6002.24259

391,680

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

Wcspluginservice.dll

6.0.6002.24259

32,256

09-Dec-2017

01:15

x86

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