LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2771431 a Servicing Stack Update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 05-DEC-2012

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    • (December 05, 2012) Microsoft has released KB2771431. This is a servicing stack update that is available for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. And addresses the following two issues:

    Issue 1

    A Windows 8-based or Windows Server 2012-based computer experiences high CPU usage when it runs a Windows Update applicability scan. Additionally, the applicability scan takes longer than expected.

    Issue 2

    Duplicate CBS entries are logged in the CBS log file when the Windows 8-based or Windows Server 2012-based computer runs an automatic Windows Update applicability scan.



    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 2771431_MSU


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • windows8-rt-kb2771431-x86.msu
    • windows8-rt-kb2771431-x64.msu


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