MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013

Applies to: Windows RTWindows 8Windows 8 Enterprise


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-081. To view the complete security bulletin, got to one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet security troubleshooting and support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International support

More Information

Known issues with this security update

  • After you install security update 2868038, your audio playback device may be reset to use the system speaker. To configure the audio playback device, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, type sound, and then click Sound.
    2. Click the Playback tab.
    3. Select the audio device that you want to use, click Set Default, and then click OK.
    Note You might have to restart your computer for the change to take effect.

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 and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.