LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB3000850 Which is an Update Rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 20-NOV-2014

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    ·        (November 20, 2014) Microsoft has released KB3000850 which is an update rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This update also  resolves issues and includes performance and reliability improvements. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.

     

    This update rollup includes the following new features and improvements:

      • Refreshed language packs
      • Defence-in-depth security and Schannel hardening
      • Support for newer hardware (boot order allowance, SD card improvements, USB debugging)
      • Improved Web Services for Devices (WSD) printer support during network switches
      • Performance and reliability improvements in clustered virtual machine mission-critical environments
      • Improved manageability
      • Additional hardware support (devices that have third-party disk encryption software enabled can now be upgraded to Windows 8.1 more easily)

     

    Please visit the following page for more details: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3000850

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – 3000850

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    ·         windows8.1-kb3000850-x86.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3014442-x86.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3003057-x86.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3000850-x64.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3003057-x64.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3014442-x64.msu

    ·         windows8.1-kb3016437-x64.msu

     

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