This security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework resolves a security feature bypass vulnerability in which the .NET Framework (and the .NET Core) components don't completely validate certificates. To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-0248.
This update also contains security-enhancing fixes to the Windows Presentation Framework PackageDigitalSignatureManager component's ability to sign packages with the SHA256 hash algorithm.
- 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.
Additional information about this security update
- 4014508 Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework 4.6.2 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: May 9, 2017
- 4014511 Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for the. NET Framework 4.6 and 4.6.1 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and the .NET Framework 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2: May 9, 2017
- 4014514 Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: May 9, 2017
- 4014504 Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: May 9, 2017
How to obtain help and support for this security update
- Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ
- Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting
- Help for protecting your Windows-based products and services from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure
- Local support according to your country: International Support