Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Error Reporting (WER). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if successfully exploited by an attacker. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could gain greater access to sensitive information and system functionality. This update corrects the way that WER handles and executes files.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2017-8633.

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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: August 8, 2017

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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 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

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB4035679-x86.msu

14D26C481D53164D7795958F05804F7C146CFD2B

782949A316703023CFDDA920461E2D0AF636F856C0B86F293D87B04FC94800F0

Windows6.0-KB4035679-ia64.msu

5D949B1587F7AB260F506D87BA3074866D95461C

C65A06C98797CD8245D9FCABC4080028F1484882FD6BA484A96B874054E335B0

Windows6.0-KB4035679-x64.msu

20C26AB44C7953983A77AEB8215FD718697AE7BB

FF78C8B8A44D9A988C1168BB62324B4930EF7D99FE735D1944415059ADFE0245

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.19848

877,568

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.19848

30,208

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.19848

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:58

x86

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.24169

877,568

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.24169

30,208

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.24169

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:29

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.19848

2,181,120

14-Jul-2017

17:29

IA-64

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.19848

57,344

14-Jul-2017

17:29

IA-64

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.19848

131,072

14-Jul-2017

16:02

IA-64

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.24169

2,181,120

14-Jul-2017

16:22

IA-64

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.24169

57,344

14-Jul-2017

16:22

IA-64

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.24169

131,072

14-Jul-2017

15:31

IA-64

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.19848

877,568

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.19848

30,208

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.19848

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:58

x86

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.24169

877,568

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.24169

30,208

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.24169

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:29

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.19848

1,112,064

14-Jul-2017

17:52

x64

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.19848

34,816

14-Jul-2017

17:52

x64

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.19848

57,856

14-Jul-2017

16:14

x64

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.24169

1,112,064

14-Jul-2017

16:49

x64

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.24169

34,816

14-Jul-2017

16:49

x64

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.24169

57,856

14-Jul-2017

15:51

x64

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.19848

877,568

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.19848

30,208

14-Jul-2017

17:42

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.19848

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:58

x86

Wer.dll

6.0.6002.24169

877,568

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Werdiagcontroller.dll

6.0.6002.24169

30,208

14-Jul-2017

18:00

x86

Wermgr.exe

6.0.6002.24169

56,320

14-Jul-2017

15:29

x86

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