Description of the security update for the information disclosure vulnerability in Windows Server 2008: January 12, 2018

Aplícase a: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2Windows Server 2008 FoundationWindows Server 2008 Standard Máis

Summary


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel that could allow an attacker to retrieve information that could lead to a Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) bypass.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2018-0747.

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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: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
 

Method 2: Windows Server Update Service

This update is now available for installation through WSUS.

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File 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.

Windows Server 2008 file information