LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released an Update for KB2862973 to add Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Support 11-JUN-2014

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    • (June 11, 2014) Microsoft has an update to KB2862973 (Update for Deprecation of MD5 Hashing Algorithm for Microsoft Root Certificate Program). Microsoft revised this advisory to rerelease the 2862973 update for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to allow the update to install on systems running Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Server 2012 for Embedded Systems. Microsoft recommends that customers running these operating systems apply the rereleased update at the earliest opportunity.


    This rerelease only applies to systems running Windows Embedded 8 or Windows Server 2012 for Embedded Systems. Customers running other operating systems are not affected by this rerelease and do not have to take any action. Please see the following page for more details:


    New Vulnerabilities


    • Vulnerability ID – 2862973v2


    Changed Vulnerabilities


    • Vulnerability ID – 2862973(Added the replacement information. This vulnerability definition will remain available until June 25, 2014, after that date it will be removed.)


    New Patch Downloads


    • windows8-rt-kb2862973-v2-x86.msu
    • windows8-rt-kb2862973-v2-x64.msu


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