An update rollup is available for Windows Embedded Compact 2013. This rollup resolves the security issues that are described in the following article:

CVE-2017-8564 | Windows kernel information disclosure vulnerability

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Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update for August 2017 is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product were also installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:

  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace any other updates.

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. 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 the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Files that are included in this hotfix package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Nsik.lib

534,842

21-Aug-2017

11:42

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Nsik.lib

497,072

21-Aug-2017

11:42

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Nsik.lib

450,594

21-Aug-2017

11:41

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Nsik.lib

499,350

21-Aug-2017

11:42

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Nsik.lib

461,752

21-Aug-2017

11:42

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Nsik.lib

544,940

21-Aug-2017

11:41

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

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