Update that protects from internal URL port scanning is available for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Introduction


This update is available for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012. It protects an external network from verifying whether a uniform resource identifier (URI) port on an internal network is open or closed. The external network uses a nested S/MIME email message to perform this verification. 

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Update information

How to obtain this update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update.
Microsoft Update Catalog

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

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running one of the following operating system:
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows RT
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2012

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

 

Hotfix replacement information


This hotfix replaces hotfix 2661254.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates