MS13-081: Vulnerabilities in Windows kernel-mode drivers could allow remote code execution: October 8, 2013

INTRODUCTION

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

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More Information

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.
  • 2884256 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2883150 MS13-081: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2876284 MS13-081: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2868038 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013
    Known issues in security update 2868038:
    • 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. Click 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.
  • 2864202 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2863725 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2862335 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2862330 MS13-081: Description of the security update for USB drivers: October 8, 2013


    Note Security update 2862330 was originally released on October 8. The security update was re-released on January 14 2014 for computers running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. The re-release addresses an issue where one of the drivers of the USB 2.0 core stack is not updated in some specific computer configurations. Known issues in security update 2862330:
    • After you install security update 2862330, your computer may restart two times.
    • After you install this security update on a computer that is running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, you may receive a D1 or 100000D1 stop error message.
    • Installing this security update does not update Usbccgp.sys if you do not have a device present which requires this driver.
  • 2855844 MS13-081: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: October 8, 2013
  • 2847311 MS13-081: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: October 8, 2013
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