Description of the security update for Windows Server 2008: October 10, 2017

Summary

Vulnerabilities exist in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege or information disclosure.

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, go to 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-KB4042120-x86.msu

FA9E143D2CF453ED3734670CD76C942064C8D97D

35D88C30D451DE13101A34400D70B8798621117FC2148336A0D5043BF0CC612B

Windows6.0-KB4042120-x64.msu

A7ABA9ACB3A126C8E6BFF91F73D0479B03F94386

896574BD563FE0212B6D14516361BD93CAEAF5DD47AA0B7BC54151836723020C

Windows6.0-KB4042120-ia64.msu

3F6F1EC3AA61AC32249074657247FDE25C49EAB8

AAEC97A06C966BBFFA9331C855D5F01D3020E8908E8D2BFF17DFFC8509FDA4F8

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.24200

2,082,304

08-Sep-2017

14:28

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.24200

2,809,856

08-Sep-2017

18:06

x64

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.24200

6,700,032

08-Sep-2017

14:30

IA-64

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