Summary

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Microsoft Video Control mishandles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in system mode. The attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2018-0881.

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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, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: March 13, 2018

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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

WindowsXP-KB4089082-x86-Embedded-ENU.exe

56A4C587452F40F8E91F3192168F4CF1193E801C

2F512776AA74B331BFE2C2B70975754A70FC4F251BB746A18CECF3814D33CC61

Windows XP file information

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Msvidctl.dll

6.5.2600.7431

1,427,968

13-Feb-2018

17:00

x86

Updspapi.dll

6.3.13.0

382,840

16-May-2014

03:08

x86

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