Additionally, this security update includes several nonsecurity fixes and a new feature for Internet Explorer.
How to obtain this update
Microsoft updateUse the Windows automatic updating feature to install the update from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
Microsoft Download CenterTo download the security updates, see the download links in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-056.
Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update
General distribution release (GDR) fixesIndividual updates may not be installed, depending on your version of Windows and the version of the affected application. You should view the individual articles to determine your update status.
|2983228||You cannot control the lifetime of the automatic proxy configuration file in Internet Explorer 11 or Internet Explorer 10|
|2996573||You cannot turn IME on or off in a Windows Store application in Windows 8.1|
|2996947||Internet Explorer loses an HTTP method of a WebOC hosting application|
|3004241||Animated GIF file is not displayed completely in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004242||A new window may be opened when you click a navigation link on a website in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004244||Family Safety website settings do not work in Internet Explorer 11 or Internet Explorer 10 on a 64-bit computer|
|3004246||Corporate navigation may fail in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004247||Update to increase prominence of Web suggestions in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004248||AutoCAD may crash after you install update KB2962872, KB2976627, or KB2977629|
|3004249||Script files that are compressed by using the GZIP compression method do not work in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004250||You may receive error pages repeatedly in Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8|
|3004251||Skype crashes when a screen reader is active on a computer that has Internet Explorer 11 installed|
|3004256||You cannot print content from an Adobe Flash application in immersive mode in Internet Explorer 11|
|3004259||Incorrect document mode is displayed in Internet Explorer 11 when you open an HTML file by using a WebOC application|
|3009037||Update adds search box to new tab pages in Internet Explorer 11|
Yes. Security updates are available for Windows Technical Preview and Windows Server Technical Preview. Customers who are running these operating systems are encouraged to apply the update to their systems. The updates are available on Windows Update.
Note In some cases, not every update that is listed for a vulnerability will apply to the affected software that is installed on your system.