MS14-045: Vulnerabilities in kernel-mode drivers could allow elevation of privilege: August 12, 2014

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

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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.
  • 2993651 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 27, 2014
    Known issues in security update 2993651:
    • After you install this security update, fonts that are installed in a location other than the default fonts directory (%windir%\fonts\) cannot be changed when they are loaded into any active session. Attempts to change, replace, or delete these fonts are blocked, and a "File in use" message is displayed.
    • After you install this update, the z-order of the windows is changed. (The z-order calls the SetWindowPos function together with the HWND_TOP parameter.) Therefore, the windows of certain applications may become invisible or may be incorrectly displayed behind other windows.
  • 2976897 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014

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