Improvements and fixes
This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4041685 (released October 17, 2017) and resolves the following issues:
Addressed issue where the virtual smart card doesn't assess the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) vulnerability correctly.
Addressed issue where applications based on the Microsoft JET Database Engine (Microsoft Access 2007 and older or non-Microsoft applications) fail when creating or opening Microsoft Excel .xls files. The error message is: “Unexpected error from external database driver (1). (Microsoft JET Database Engine)".
Addressed a crash in Internet Explorer that was seen in machines that used large font-size settings.
Addressed issue that caused SharePoint Online sites to stop working in Internet Explorer.
- Security updates to Microsoft Windows Search Component, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Windows Media Player, and Windows kernel.
For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.
Known issues in this update
|After installing this KB, Internet Explorer 11 users who use SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) may not be able to scroll through a drop-down menu using the scroll bar.|| |
Using the scroll wheel on a mouse works as expected. This issue only applies to document mode 11, so attempting to load the page with document mode 10 may work around the issue.
To change the document mode in Internet Explorer 11:
|After you install this update, some Epson SIDM (Dot Matrix) and TM (POS) printers cannot print on x86 and x64-based systems.||This issue has been resolved in KB4055038.|