Summary

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Domain Name System (DNS) DNSAPI.dll when it fails to properly handle DNS responses.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2018-8225. For more information, see the Security Update Guide.

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.

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 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.

 

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

Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 file information

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

WindowsXP-KB4293928-x86-Embedded-ENU.exe

A7875C9E80327CAEF6FB5DC416DAAE2AF3F98252

1A7046A6278B84386824476B49A2D54416941C3077341207A10789303EB8AD2D

Windows XP file information

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Rpcrt4.dll

5.1.2600.7493

591,360

15-May-2018

17:27

x86

SP3

SP3QFE

Xpsp4res.dll

5.1.2600.7492

7,168

08-May-2018

23:52

x86

SP3

SP3QFE

Updspapi.dll

6.3.13.0

382,840

01-Feb-2018

21:28

x86

None

Not applicable

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