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MS17-021: Security update for Windows DirectShow: March 14, 2017


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Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. This vulnerability could allow information disclosure if Windows DirectShow opens specially crafted media content that's hosted on a malicious website. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise a targeted system.
 
To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-021.

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More Information

Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
  • 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.

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Additional information about this security update


The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.

  • 3214051 MS17-021: Description of the security update for Windows DirectShow: March 14, 2017
  • 4012216 March 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 4012213 March 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 4012217 March 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012
  • 4012214 March 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2012
  • 4012215 March 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 4012212 March 2017 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 4013429 March 13, 2017—KB4013429 (OS Build 933)
  • 4012606 March 14, 2017—KB4012606 (OS Build 17312)
  • 4013198 March 14, 2017—KB4013198 (OS Build 830)

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Security update deployment

Windows Vista (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3214051-x86.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3214051-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under "Windows Update," click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3214051

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

 

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3214051-x86.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3214051-x64.msu

 

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008
Windows6.0-KB3214051-ia64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under "Windows Update," click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3214051

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 7 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
indows6.1-KB4012212-x64.msu
Security only

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB4012215-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under "Windows Update," click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012212
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012215

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB4012212-x64.msu
Security only

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB4012215-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under "Windows Update," click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012212
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012215

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB4012213-x64.msu
Security only

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB4012216-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012213
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012216

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Deployment

The 4012216 monthly rollup update is available via Windows Update only.

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

Click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012213

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB4012214-x64.msu
Security only

 

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB4012217-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

 

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB4012213-x64.msu
Security only

 

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB4012216-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012214
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012217
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012213
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4012216

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB4012606-x64.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB4013198-x64.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB4013429-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history.

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2016 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2016:
Windows10.0-KB4013429-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history.

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

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More Information

How to obtain help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

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Article Info
Article ID : 4010318
Revision : 28
Created on : 3/13/2017
Published on : 3/14/2017
Exists online : False
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