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Description of the Security Only update for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows Server 2012 (KB 4344165)


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Summary

This security update resolves an information disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework that could allow an attacker to access information in multi-tenant environments. The vulnerability is caused when .NET Framework is used in high-load/high-density network connections in which content from one stream can blend into another stream.

To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker who can access one tenant in a high-load/high-density environment could potentially trigger multi-tenanted data exposure from one customer to another.

This security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way that .NET Framework handles high-load/high-density network connections.

To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-8360.

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Important

  • All updates for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 require the d3dcompiler_47.dll to be installed. We recommend that you install the included d3dcompiler_47.dll before you apply this update. For more information about the d3dcompiler_47.dll, see 4019990.
  • 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

For more information about this security update as it relates to Windows Server 2012, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

4345680 Security Only updates for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows Server 2012 (KB 4345680)

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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.
 

Method 2: Windows Software Update Services (WSUS)

On your WSUS server, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0.
  2. Expand ComputerName, and then click Action.
  3. Click Import Updates.
  4. WSUS opens a browser window in which you may be prompted to install an ActiveX control. You must install the ActiveX control to continue.
  5. After the ActiveX control is installed, you see the Microsoft Update Catalog screen. Type 4345680 in the Search box, and then click Search.
  6. Locate the .NET Framework packages that match the operating systems, languages, and processors in your environment. Click Add to add them to your basket.
  7. After you select all the packages that you require, click View Basket.
  8. To import the packages to your WSUS server, click Import.
  9. After the packages are imported, click Close to return to WSUS.

The updates are now available for installation through WSUS.

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Update deployment information

For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

20180814 Security update deployment information: August 14, 2018

Update removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update. To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Update restart information

This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or are being used.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.

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File information

File hash
File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
Windows8-RT-KB4344165-x64.msu E1FFBB2548AF3E741CA430691324B13AF080E08F 9787E7078974505416D239CEAEFD7887DF9F85CD3F3F187BC14547F6B8282C33
Windows8-RT-KB4344165-x86.msu 6A7476194F48E9D617E223FD90BA067278F2A102 2713C5EB9961CACBDC5A006BDE467C2E8DC96A9651F25D2E1B9A24D10407774A

 

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How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Article Info
Article ID : 4344165
Revision : 10
Created on : 8/13/2018
Published on : 8/14/2018
Exists online : False
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