Applies to: All Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 editions except Build Tools

Notices

In November 2020, the content of this article was updated to clarify the affected products, prerequisites, and restart requirements. Additionally, the update metadata in WSUS was revised to fix a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager reporting bug. 

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Prerequisites

To apply this security update, you must have both Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 and the subsequent Cumulative Servicing Release KB 3165756 installed. Typically, KB 3165756 is installed automatically when you install Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. However, in some cases, you have to install the two packages separately.

Restart requirement

We recommend that you close Visual Studio 2015 before you install this security update. Otherwise, you may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if a file that is being updated is open or in use by Visual Studio.

Security update replacement information

This security update supersedes KB4567703.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

vs14-kb4576950.exe

8F968AE69F20BB0E71E58ADE1CAAFF85BB63FBB7

B08A0C606C0CE29852EFE0EF6D1F11DF58D081826942BD98AEF19FA410EF6D70

Installation verification

To verify that this security update is applied correctly, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Visual Studio 2015 program folder.

  2. Locate the DiagnosticsHub.StandardCollector.Runtime.dll file.

  3. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 14.0.27544.0.

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