Notice: This website is an unofficial Microsoft Knowledge Base (hereinafter KB) archive and is intended to provide a reliable access to deleted content from Microsoft KB. All KB articles are owned by Microsoft Corporation. Read full disclaimer for more details.

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 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1, and for .NET Framework 4.6 for Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4344167)


View products that this article applies to.

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.

↑ Back to the top


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 update to be installed. We recommend that you install the included d3dcompiler_47.dll update before you apply this update. For more information about the d3dcompiler_47.dll update, see KB 4019990 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Or, see KB 4019478 for Windows Server 2008 SP2.
  • 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.

↑ Back to the top


Additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update as it relates to Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

4345679 Security Only updates for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2 and 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, and 4.7.2 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB 4345679)

For more information about this security update as it relates to Windows Server 2008, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

4345682 Security Only updates for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 4.5.2, and 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4345682)

↑ Back to the top


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.

  • For Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, go to update KB 4345679.
  • For Windows Server 2008, go to update KB 4345682.
     

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 4345679 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or type 4345682 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 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.

↑ Back to the top


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.

↑ Back to the top


File information

File hash
File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
NDP46-KB4344167-x64.exe ADC94283059DB5F102AA2180C73D8570F0EFC9C5 604A497C1BFE532E19F821084391D48852D0E2FF94C62B25A913354B96949DC8
NDP46-KB4344167-x86.exe 0D6D228F87DBA8CA0F37AA3B017B7DD590DE8EF0 3963AB60A34362DFE20EAF85B0125395754FC33CC163B81190AEA17531A0C9EE

 

↑ Back to the top


How to obtain help and support for this security update

↑ Back to the top


Keywords: kb, atdownload, kbbug, kbexpertiseinter, kbfix, kblangall, kbmustloc, kbsecbulletin, kbsecreview, kbsecurity, kbsecvulnerability, kbsurveynew

↑ Back to the top

Article Info
Article ID : 4344167
Revision : 15
Created on : 8/13/2018
Published on : 8/14/2018
Exists online : False
Views : 109