Summary

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2018-0842.

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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.

Deployment information

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

Security update deployment information: February 13, 2018

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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 Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

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

 

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

File information for Windows Server 2008

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB4074836-x64.msu

3E642F190FC718239A8B206E75725A9BE3061B1E

7B563A84A767CEE640C7D9C0584FF970B83B1CF19131A4DFDEC60B3D57F5CCDA

Windows6.0-KB4074836-ia64.msu

73694390971444C24A0D6F94FA66B98C162A8126

7D21C90E54E418C092473A3D129140B3B6B1EB7AE0751DDB84D8FFD715A98152

Windows6.0-KB4074836-x86.msu

C34791C81E6820C50A3A3578520893CCE228C98F

91DD6F34130821586E307F84BFE179ACBEA7EF1B8E1C77EA1EE617163E347DA0

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hidclass.sys

6.0.6002.24282

49,152

12-Jan-2018

15:11

x64

Hidir.sys

6.0.6002.24282

25,600

12-Jan-2018

15:11

x64

Hidparse.sys

6.0.6002.24282

31,616

12-Jan-2018

15:11

x64

Hidusb.sys

6.0.6002.24282

15,872

12-Jan-2018

15:11

x64

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hidclass.sys

6.0.6002.24282

124,928

12-Jan-2018

15:03

IA-64

Hidir.sys

6.0.6002.24282

62,464

12-Jan-2018

15:03

IA-64

Hidparse.sys

6.0.6002.24282

72,832

12-Jan-2018

15:03

Not applicable

Hidusb.sys

6.0.6002.24282

35,328

12-Jan-2018

15:03

IA-64

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hidclass.sys

6.0.6002.24282

39,424

12-Jan-2018

14:55

x86

Hidir.sys

6.0.6002.24282

21,504

12-Jan-2018

14:55

x86

Hidparse.sys

6.0.6002.24282

25,472

12-Jan-2018

14:55

Not applicable

Hidusb.sys

6.0.6002.24282

12,800

12-Jan-2018

14:55

x86

File Information for WES09 and POSReady 2009

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

WindowsXP-KB4074836-x86-Embedded-ENU.exe

B53B106764CA5F49E44E5B2FFF52F5BDF86EBE01

521F49BC0CFCE630EC2A11CCA708FFF5E57256768F2DBF39FE33705403035AD7

WES09, and POSReady 2009 file information

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hidparse.sys

5.1.2600.7410

24,960

17-Jan-2018

00:07

x86

Updspapi.dll

6.3.13.0

382,840

16-May-2014

03:08

x86

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