Improvements and fixes
This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4054518 (released December 12, 2017) and addresses the following issues:
- Security updates to Windows SMB Server, Windows Kernel, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, and Windows Graphics.
For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, see the Security Update Guide.
Known issues in this update
|Because of an issue that affects some versions of antivirus software, this fix is being applied only to the computers on which the antivirus ISV have updated the ALLOW REGKEY.|| |
Contact your antivirus AV to verify that their software is compatible and that they have set the following REGKEY on the computer:
|Microsoft has received reports from some customers about AMD devices getting into an unbootable state after this update is installed. To avoid this issue, Microsoft will temporarily pause Windows system updates to devices that have affected AMD processors.|| |
Microsoft is working together with AMD to resolve this issue and resume Windows OS security updates to the affected AMD devices through Windows Update and WSUS as soon as possible. If you have experienced an unbootable state on a device, or for more information, see KB4073707. For AMD-specific information, please contact AMD.
This issue is resolved in KB4073578.