Microsoft security advisory: Description of the security update for Windows Hyper-V: November 10, 2015

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Summary

Microsoft has released a security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To learn more about the vulnerability, see https://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/3108638.

More Information

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 get 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
Get security updates automatically.

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

Click the download link in the following table that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running. Determine whether your computer is running the 32 or 64-bit version of Windows.

Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
(3108604)

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
(3108604)

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
(Professional and Enterprise editions only)
(3108604)

Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
(Professional and Enterprise editions only)
(3108604)

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012
(3108604)

Windows Server 2012 R2
(3108604)

Windows 10

Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
(Excluding Home editions)
(3108604)

Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
(Excluding Home editions)
(3108604)

Server Core installation option

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
(3108604)

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
(3108604)

Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
(3108604)

Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
(3108604)


More Information

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

File Information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows8.1-KB3108604-x64.msu

19579A333517781081A2FA5FFB3D925E910CA5D5

03E5532F032AF612DCD6A8FE4F8C9AEAA3BF06947E2D58E485D16E7CDE87CDDC

Windows8-RT-KB3108604-x64.msu

5F6071ACD425BDAF029A07BD68734B2C78116635

6E566B10DC3ED6A90933932870D0146051377E6FB99913207B095A66757F9015

Windows6.1-KB3108604-x64.msu

6E07CEBFD63DA274B01579ECE15D64E27D9240E3

AD6D68AF699BCFC5FA8D5C0D0836F3F4E5DF11BE55284D997340307074C3A148


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

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

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hvax64.exe

6.3.9600.18119

1,367,384

05-Nov-2015

13:10

x64

Hvix64.exe

6.3.9600.18119

1,398,104

05-Nov-2015

13:10

x64

Hvloader.efi

6.3.9600.18064

1,391,448

29-Sep-2015

23:41

Not applicable

Hvloader.exe

6.3.9600.18064

1,264,472

29-Sep-2015

23:41

x64

Hvservice.sys

6.3.9600.17826

68,952

12-May-2015

00:24

x64

Kdhvcom.dll

6.3.9600.17826

19,800

12-May-2015

00:24

x64

Windows Server 2012 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.17xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.21xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

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

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hvax64.exe

6.2.9200.17565

1,118,552

05-Nov-2015

15:21

x64

Hvix64.exe

6.2.9200.17565

1,131,352

05-Nov-2015

15:21

x64

Hvloader.efi

6.2.9200.17565

1,084,248

05-Nov-2015

15:21

Not applicable

Hvloader.exe

6.2.9200.17565

998,232

05-Nov-2015

15:21

x64

Hvservice.sys

6.2.9200.16433

67,816

11-Oct-2012

08:42

x64

Kdhvcom.dll

6.2.9200.16433

19,688

11-Oct-2012

08:42

x64

Hvax64.exe

6.2.9200.21683

1,122,648

05-Nov-2015

14:03

x64

Hvix64.exe

6.2.9200.21683

1,131,344

05-Nov-2015

14:03

x64

Hvloader.efi

6.2.9200.21683

1,084,240

05-Nov-2015

14:03

Not applicable

Hvloader.exe

6.2.9200.21683

998,232

05-Nov-2015

14:03

x64

Hvservice.sys

6.2.9200.20534

67,816

11-Oct-2012

07:29

x64

Kdhvcom.dll

6.2.9200.20534

19,688

11-Oct-2012

07:29

x64

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.760 1.18xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.760 1.23 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

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

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Hvax64.exe

6.1.7601.19055

597,504

05-Nov-2015

09:25

x64

Hvboot.sys

6.1.7601.19055

118,208

05-Nov-2015

19:10

x64

Hvix64.exe

6.1.7601.19055

636,416

05-Nov-2015

09:25

x64

Hvax64.exe

6.1.7601.23260

598,528

05-Nov-2015

09:27

x64

Hvboot.sys

6.1.7601.23260

118,208

05-Nov-2015

23:31

x64

Hvix64.exe

6.1.7601.23260

636,928

05-Nov-2015

09:27

x64

Vmwp.exe

6.1.7601.23260

3,681,280

05-Nov-2015

09:44

x64


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