Description of the security update for the Microsoft graphics remote code execution vulnerability: October 10, 2017

Summary

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows font library improperly handles specially crafted embedded fonts.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to the Security Update Guide.

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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 deployment details for this security update, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: October 10, 2017

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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 times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 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-KB4042122-x86.msu

213A6043A4B2AFD1CA0D5DCA1504992144AFBE2E

309B94E64FF242A7589EBD116DD07EF268BB3F3914846165C5D5D3C0239B3B0B

Windows6.0-KB4042122-ia64.msu

3E394D7E9ADA5089B54FEB515F5BDA84E17F6013

16702A11F07274B2B96E763521A29C2C7E87880D5196B82F209DCBF22D6EAC65

Windows6.0-KB4042122-x64.msu

DA311D1C7C695CBE4CDFD97FE5AD282A10AE76BE

BA23508BD2BE6F9EA310E05D942E7B874E12918FB3C2731D6CD90956DC62B1FF

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

T2embed.dll

6.0.6002.24200

157,696

08-Sep-2017

15:26

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

T2embed.dll

6.0.6002.24200

402,944

08-Sep-2017

15:19

IA-64

T2embed.dll

6.0.6002.24200

157,696

08-Sep-2017

15:26

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

T2embed.dll

6.0.6002.24200

190,464

08-Sep-2017

19:18

x64

T2embed.dll

6.0.6002.24200

157,696

08-Sep-2017

15:26

x86

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