Summary

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel fails to correctly initialize a memory address. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2017-11831.
 

Important

  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Deployment information

For the deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: November 14, 2017

More Information


File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Server 2008 file information

Note: The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update: FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

File information

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB4046184-ia64.msu

AE4F8E427C758007ECB7E4ADC36C58C76484003E

004D3E452BA4F6A39DFBBCFF5AAA442C0580C386DEF3A77E5770E9F96372E72F

Windows6.0-KB4046184-x64.msu

80BDFE56E5544BBAEC451FB7279694777E851A52

5D4B6FA9ADB62A0F555642F37A0DCE44CCC3D77F4F90628819204AFC645C0EE8

Windows6.0-KB4046184-x86.msu

CBC4C7668B819A6DE63D9FE9E77C96A46D274508

F18F6CC71868F1E88535C494EBD2FE469343FB524DCEBB36774A5C7F231134FD

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Luafv.sys

6.0.6002.24215

214,016

15-Oct-2017

14:30

IA-64

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Luafv.sys

6.0.6002.24215

109,568

15-Oct-2017

14:37

x64

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Luafv.sys

6.0.6002.24215

84,992

15-Oct-2017

14:31

x86

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