March 12, 2019—KB4489876 (Security-only update)

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

Improvements and fixes


This security update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

  • Addresses an issue that causes the abbreviated Japanese Era names to be incorrect. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Addresses an issue that causes the clock and calendar flyout to ignore user settings for Japanese Era date and time formats. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Enables the 元年 character for the first year in the Japanese Era. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Office Visual Basic for Applications from displaying the correct Japanese Era name. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Addresses an issue that may overwrite gan-nen support behavior for the Japanese Era after an update. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Addresses an issue that fails to recognize the first character as the abbreviation for the Japanese Era name. For more information, see KB4469068
  • Security updates to Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Server, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Kernel, Windows MSXML, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.

For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide

Known issues in this update


Symptom Workaround

After installing this update, MSXML6 causes applications to stop responding if an exception was thrown during node operations, such as appendChild(), insertBefore(), and moveNode().

Group Policy editor may also be affected when editing a Group Policy Object (GPO) that contains a Group Policy Preference for Internet Settings.
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

 

How to get this update


This update is now available for installation through WSUS. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4489876