This update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow a security feature bypass if an attacker makes multiple attempts to match passwords to a username.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-016. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes included in this security bulletin:
- For individual, small business, and organizational users, use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
- For IT professionals, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-016 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International Support
More information about this security update
Known issues and additional information about this security updateThe 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.
Article ID: 2934418 - Last Review: Mar 11, 2014 - Revision: 1