Applies to: All Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 editions except Build Tools

Notice

In November 2020, the content of this article was updated to clarify the affected products, prerequisites, and restart requirements. Additionally, the update metadata in WSUS was revised to fix a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager reporting bug. 

More information

Prerequisites

To apply this security update, you must have both Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 and the subsequent Cumulative Servicing Release KB 3165756 installed. Typically, KB 3165756 is installed automatically when you install Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. However, in some cases, you have to install the two packages separately.

Restart requirement

We recommend that you close Visual Studio 2015 before you install this security update. Otherwise, you may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if a file that is being updated is open or in use by Visual Studio.

Security update replacement information

This security update supersedes KB4513696.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

vs14-kb4538032.exe

725B03334D89614F87A1777DD31F0160F803AE1B

DEBAB8B6705C03ED8CAE21AE961F8E0F950ABDBCB3C0D36F7CAF7961C591BD15

Installation verification

To check that this security update was applied correctly, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Visual Studio 2015 folder.

  2. Locate the DiagnosticsHub.StandardCollector.Runtime.dll file.

  3. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 14.0.27539.1.

Information about protection, security, and support

Need more help?

Expand your skills
Explore Training
Get new features first
Join Microsoft Insiders

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?

Thank you for your feedback!

×