LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2938066 Which is an Update for WSUS 14-JUL-2014

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    • (July 14, 2014) Microsoft has released KB2938066. This is an update that helps make WSUS Server more secure. Also provides information about specific fixes in this update.

     

     

     

    This article describes the update that further improves the security of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the Windows Update Agent (WUA) on computers that are managed by WSUS. This update applies to the following:

     

    Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) on all applicable and supported platforms

     

    Windows Server 2012 with the WSUS role enabled

     

    Windows Server 2012 R2 with the WSUS role enabled

     

     

     

    This update includes the following improvements:

     

    Hardening of infrastructure files that are used by WSUS

     

    Hardening of the communication channel between WSUS and the WU/MU service

     

     

     

    Notes

     

    The WUA on computers that are managed by this WSUS server will be automatically upgraded as needed after you apply this update.

     

    WSUS must be in a healthy, working state for this update to work. If WSUS is configured to synchronize updates from Microsoft Update, make sure that WSUS can synchronize updates. Additionally, clients must be able to communicate with the WSUS server.

     

    Please visit the following page for more details: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938066

     

    New Vulnerabilities

     

    • Vulnerability ID – 2938066

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

     

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

     

    • windows8-rt-kb2938066-x64.msu
    • windows8.1-kb2938066-x64.msu

       

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