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This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes. This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 7, 2015. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 7, 2015, see the "References" section.

Introduction

This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS on or after January 7, 2015.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Thursday, January 22, 2015.

New security content:

  • Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3033408)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB3024663 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18122KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8756KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7042KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35596KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 16146KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 7042KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3033408

Monday, January 19, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Monday, January 19, 2015

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 (KB2990214)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 2239KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2990214
  • Update for Windows 8.1 (KB3014460)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2588KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3014460

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.

New security content:

  • MS14-080: Security Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3029449)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2012
    • Critical: Windows 8 and Windows RT
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 585KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 309KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 242KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3029449
  • Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3024663)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB3008925 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18096KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8728KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7022KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35163KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 16124KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 7017KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3024663
  • MS15-001: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3023266)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS13-031 (KB2813170) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS13-046 (KB2829361) on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    • MS13-048 (KB2839229) on Windows Embedded Standard 7
    • MS13-063 (KB2859537) on Windows 8
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 55KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 61KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 59KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 2893KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 3787KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 2560KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6379KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 3421KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 7288KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023266
  • MS15-002: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3020393)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 68KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 73KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 81KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 76KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 80KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 73KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 112KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 77KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 112KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 84KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1070KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 713KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 526KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 533KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020393
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3021674)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB2709630 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 111KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 128KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 113KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 120KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 137KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 103KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 168KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 138KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 256KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 129KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 209KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 143KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1592KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1137KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 705KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 698KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3021674
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3019978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 5351KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 3484KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 3483KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 516KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 982KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 385KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 393KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 216KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 497KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3019978
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3020387)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 60KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 57KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020387
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB3020388)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 65KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 71KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020388
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Vista (KB3023299)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 56KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 60KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023299
  • MS15-005: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB3022777)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 411KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 304KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 352KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 508KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 413KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 238KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 596KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 276KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 428KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 185KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3022777
  • MS15-006: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3004365)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS14-071 (KB3005607) on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 1819KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 2875KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 1758KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 2972KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1689KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 1488KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3004365
  • MS15-007: Security Update for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 (KB3014029)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 229KB
    • Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 238KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 222KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 115KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 207KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 548KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 795KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1174KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3014029
  • MS15-008: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded (KB3019215)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-007 (KB946026) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 92KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 82KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 80KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 89KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 100KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 80KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 423KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 205KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 320KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 90KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 155KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 288KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 579KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1215KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 778KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 580KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3019215

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3031044)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 31KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 33KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3031044
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2901982)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2881468 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8 update: ~ 31222KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 45263KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows RT update: ~ 20210KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2901982
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB2901983)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2858725 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64-based Systems update: ~ 53679KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Upgrade Language Packs update: ~ 107469KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 55666KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64-based Systems update: ~ 58601KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2901983
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2934520)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 41083KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 73336KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 40713KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2934520
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2938103)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2858726 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8 update: ~ 94941KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 120387KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows RT update: ~ 51968KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install new .NET Framework 4.5.2 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938103
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2938104)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 56458KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 58968KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 33785KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install new .NET Framework 4.5.2 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938104
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB3025945)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6356KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 3623KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 3627KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6360KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3025945
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 (KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 (KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - January 2015 update: ~ 44637KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 update: ~ 42786KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 - IE Version update: ~ 36179KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890830

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 (KB3008273)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3008273
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB3013767)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3013767

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, January 07, 2015.

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2997841)

    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2997841

* Note that WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT or Windows RT 8.1.

References

For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes that occurred before January 7, 2015, go to the following Microsoft site to check the content for each year:

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Article ID: 894199 - Last Review: January 22, 2015 - Revision: 118.0
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