LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2996851 to Address Operation Time Out Issues with Windows Update 11-SEP-2014

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    ·        (September 11, 2014) Microsoft has released KB2996851 which fixes a problem in which the operation times out when you try to run Windows Update in Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, or Windows RT. This problem occurs if WSUS is deployed in the environment. Assume that you set up a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) environment. When you run Windows Update on a client computer that is running Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, or Windows RT, the Windows Update client software periodically tries to access a Microsoft URL, even though you have configured the computer to receive its updates from the WSUS server. This problem occurs even if you have set the Turn off access to all Windows Update features and Do not connect to any Windows Update Internet locations group policies to block access. Please visit the following page for more details:


    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – 2996851


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    ·         windows8-rt-kb2996851-x86.msu

    ·         windows8-rt-kb2996851-x64.msu


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