Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2017

This article applies only to releases on the Windows Update website. This article does not apply to security releases for products that are not supported by Windows Update.

This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes.

This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 10, 2017. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 10, 2017, see the "References" section.

Introduction

This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS on or after January 10, 2017.

More Information

Thursday, February 9, 2017

This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Thursday, February 9, 2017.

New nonsecurity content

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2952664)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, nonsecurity
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 5316KB
    • Windows 7 x64 update: ~ 6159KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2976978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Optional/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Updates, nonsecurity
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 4773KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 4116KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

    New nonsecurity Content:

    • Update for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3216763)

      Locale: All
      Deployment: Catalog
      Classification: Updates, nonsecurity
      Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 R2
      Approximate file sizes:
      • Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 299KB
      Description:
      Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    • Tuesday, January 10, 2017

      This is a summary of the new and changed content scheduled for release on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

      New Security Content

      • MS17-001:Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3210720)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating: Critical
        Supersedes: MS16-144 (KB3205383) on Windows 10
        Target platforms: Windows 10
        Approximatefile sizes:
        • Windows 10 update: ~ 502059KB
        • Windows 10 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 1081051KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
      • MS17-001: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3210721)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating: Critical
        Supersedes: MS16-144 (KB3205386) on Windows 10 Version 1511
        Target platforms: Windows 10 Version 1511
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 568769KB
        • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 1086315KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
      • MS17-001: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 (KB3213986)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating:
        • Critical: Windows 10 Version 1607
        • Moderate: Windows Server 2016
        Supersedes: MS16-144 (KB3206632) on Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016
        Target platforms: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows 10 Version 1607 update: ~ 526125KB
        • Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 972277KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
      • MS17-003: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded 8 Standard, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3214628)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating:
        • Critical: Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard
        • Moderate: Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
        Supersedes: MS16-154 (KB3209498) on Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded 8 Standard, and Windows Server 2012
        Target platforms: Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded 8 Standard, and Windows Server 2012
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 update: ~ 10044KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 10044KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 Version 1607 (for x64-based Systems) update: ~ 20735KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 Version 1511 (for x64-based Systems) update: ~ 20733KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 Version 1607 update: ~ 10050KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1607/Windows 10 (for x64-based Systems) update: ~ 20731KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 20733KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 10047KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 9050KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows Embedded 8 Standard/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 20737KB
        • Adobe Flash Player for Windows Embedded 8 Standard update: ~ 10048KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
      • MS17-004: January, 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3212642)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: WSUS and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating: Important
        Supersedes: MS16-101 (KB3167679) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
        Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
        Approximate file sizes:
        • January, 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 3462KB
        • January, 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 6199KB
        • January, 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 6449KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
      • MS17-004: January, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3212646)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security Updates
        Security severity rating: Important
        Supersedes: MS16-144 (KB3207752) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
        Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
        Approximate file sizes:
        • January, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 89665KB
        • January, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 146227KB
        • January, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 64548KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

      • MS17-004: Security Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (KB3216775)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: Security UpdatesSecurity severity rating: Important
        Supersedes: MS16-149 (KB3204808) on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
        Target platforms: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 8189KB
        • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista for x64-based Systems update: ~ 10423KB
        • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 8183KB
        Description:
        A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

      New nonsecurity content

      • Update for Windows 10 version 1511 (KB3205439)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Automatic Updates
        Classification: High Priority, nonsecurity
        Target platforms: Windows 10 version 1511
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 6139KB
        • Windows 10 Version 1511 update: ~ 6118KB
        Description:
        Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
      • Dynamic Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB3211309)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Automatic Updates and Catalog
        Classification: High Priority, nonsecurity
        Supersedes: KB3207781 on Windows 10 Version 1607
        Target platforms: Windows 10 Version 1607
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows 10 Version 1607 update: ~ 4501KB
        • Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 5281KB
        Description:
        Updates in the Windows 10 Dynamic Update category are used by Windows 10 to obtain critical driver, component, and setup improvements during the initial setup.
      • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool for Windows - January 2017 (KB890830)

        Locale: All
        Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
        Classification: High Priority, nonsecurity, Update Rollups
        Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
        Target platforms: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
        Approximate file sizes:
        • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2017 update: ~ 46122KB
        • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - January 2017 update: ~ 46566KB
        Description:
        After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.

      Changes to existing nonsecurity content

      • Update for Internet Explorer (KB3210694)
        • Metadata has changed.
        • Binaries have changed.
        • This update will need to be reinstalled.
        For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

      Note WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT 8.1 or Windows RT.
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Article ID: 894199 - Last Review: Feb 9, 2017 - Revision: 9

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