This security update was re-released September 12, 2017, to address known issues in update 3170455 for CVE-2016-3238.
Microsoft has made available the following updates for currently-supported versions of Microsoft Windows. For more information, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Re-released update 3170455 for Windows Server 2008
- Monthly rollup 4038777 and security update 4038779 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
- Monthly rollup 4038799 and security update 4038786 for Windows Server 2012
- Monthly rollup 4038792 and security update 4038793 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
- Cumulative update 4038781 for Windows 10
- Cumulative update 4038781 for Windows 10 Version 1511
- Cumulative update 4038782 for Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016
Microsoft recommends that customers who are running Windows Server 2008 reinstall update 3170455. Microsoft recommends that customers who are running other supported versions of Windows install the appropriate update.
To learn more about the re-release, go to CVE-2017-3238.
For more information, go to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3170005.
To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-087.
- All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
- If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
How to obtain and install the update
Method 1: Windows Update
Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.
File Information (September 12, 2017 re-release)
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 the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows Server 2008 file information
The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.