To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to the Security Update Guide.
- 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.
Known issues in this security update
- Installing this update may cause applications based on the Microsoft JET Database Engine (Microsoft Access 2007 and older or non-Microsoft applications) to fail when creating or opening Microsoft Excel .xls files. When the problem occurs, you receive the following error: Unexpected error from external database driver (1). (Microsoft JET Database Engine)
To resolve this issue, install the following update:
4050795 "Unexpected error from external database driver" error when you create or open Microsoft Excel .xls files
How to obtain and install the update
Method 1: Windows Update
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
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 times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 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.