Windows kernel update for CVE-2018-1038

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Notice


This update has been superceded by the following newer updates:

Summary


This update addresses an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Windows kernel in the 64-Bit (x64) version of Windows. This vulnerability is documented in CVE-2018-1038. Users must apply this update to be fully protected against this vulnerability if their computers were updated on or after January 2018 by applying any of the following updates.

KB article

Title

4056897

January 3, 2018—KB4056897 (Security-only update)

4056894

January 4, 2018—KB4056894 (Monthly Rollup)

4073578

Unbootable state for AMD devices in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

4057400

January 19, 2018—KB4057400 (Preview of Monthly Rollup)

4074598

February 13, 2018—KB4074598 (Monthly Rollup)

4074587

February 13, 2018—KB4074587 (Security-only update)

4075211

February 22, 2018—KB4075211 (Preview of Monthly Rollup)

4088875

March 13, 2018—KB4088875 (Monthly Rollup)

4088878

March 13, 2018—KB4088878 (Security-only update)

4088881

March 23, 2018—KB4088881 (Preview of Monthly Rollup)

 

Notes


  • This security update was updated on April 5, 2018 to address applicability issues in the original release of the update.
  • Applicability rules have been expanded for this update. Therefore, this update will be offered via Windows Update and Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) if any of the Security Only (SO) updates that are listed in the table above are applied.
  • No specific functional changes have been made to this security update. Therefore, no additional action is needed if this update has already been applied.

Known issues


Microsoft is not aware of any issues that affect this update currently. 

How to get this update


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