March 14, 2017—KB4012216 (Monthly Rollup)

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows Server 2012 R2

This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB3205401 (released December 13, 2016), and also resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:

  • Addressed issue that causes excessive audit log events when using the Audit File System category. The event ID is 4656. 
  • Improved performance during monthly patching when Address Windowing Extensions are enabled for SQL.
  • Improved reliability for Server 2012 r2 clustered environments. 
  • Improved reliability for devices supporting Connected Standby.
  • Security updates to Microsoft XML Core Services, SHA-1 deprecation for SSL/TLS certificates, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows OS, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, Windows kernel, Internet Explorer, Windows Hyper-V, Windows kernel, Windows SMB Server, Internet Information Services, and Active Directory Federation Services.

    For a complete list of affected files, see KB4012216.