Update rollup includes a security update for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 (March 2018)


An update rollup is available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0. This update rollup resolves the security issues that are described in the following Microsoft TechNet article:

CVE-2018-0842 | Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update March 2018. In the "Installer files" subsection of the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Microsoft Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type

For example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in Knowledge Base article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

Note This Windows Embedded CE 6.0 monthly update is available for download from the Device Partner Center (DPC).

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previous updates for this product are installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:

  • On the Build menu, select Clean Solution, and then select Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, select Rebuild Solution.

You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace any previous updates.

References


Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.