November 12, 2019—KB4525235 (Monthly Rollup)

Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1

Improvements and fixes


This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4519972 (released October 15, 2019) and addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses an issue that prevents a 16-bit Visual Basic 3 (VB3) application or other VB3 applications from running. 
  • Provides protections against the Intel® Processor Machine Check Error vulnerability (CVE-2018-12207). Use the registry setting as described in the Guidance KB article. (This registry setting is disabled by default.)
  • Provides protections against the Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions (Intel® TSX) Transaction Asynchronous Abort vulnerability (CVE-2019-11135). Use the registry settings as described in the Windows Client and Windows Server articles. (These registry settings are enabled by default for Windows Client OS editions, but disabled by default for Windows Server OS editions.)
  • Addresses an issue with temporary user profiles in an environment in which user profile disks (UPD) are deployed and cached roaming profiles are not deleted when the "Delete cached copies of roaming profiles" policy is enabled.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Cryptography, Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows Datacenter Networking, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide.

Known issues in this update


Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.

How to get this update


Before installing this update

Prerequisite:

You must install the updates listed below and restart your device before installing the latest Rollup. Installing these updates improves the reliability of the update process and mitigates potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes.

  1. The March 12, 2019 servicing stack update (SSU) (KB4490628). To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog
  2. The latest SHA-2 update (KB4474419) released September 10, 2019. If you are using Windows Update, the latest SHA-2 update will be offered to you automatically. For more information on SHA-2 updates, see 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS.

After installing the items above, Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the latest SSU (KB4523206). If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog

 

Install this update

Release Channel Available Next Step
Windows Update and Microsoft Update Yes None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update.
Microsoft Update Catalog Yes To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Yes

This update will automatically synchronize with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:

Product:  Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Windows Thin PC

Classification: Security Updates

 

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4525235