Starting on March 10, 2020, Microsoft Update is now offering this security update to additional versions of the Windows OS.
How to obtain and install the update
Method 1: Microsoft Download
The following file is available for download:
Download the hotfix package now.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
To apply this security update, you must have Visual Studio 2012 Update 5 installed.
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if an instance of Visual Studio is being used.
Security update replacement information
This security update doesn't replace other security updates.
Issues that are fixed in this security update
This security update addresses the PDB issue that is described in CVE-2018-1037, in which a PDB file may contain uninitialized heap content in a process that updates an existing PDB file, such as mspdbsrv.exe. We strongly recommend that you use the updated PDBCopy tool to check every existing PDB that you intend to share or distribute.
How to obtain help and support for this security update
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