Description of the security update for the information disclosure vulnerability in Windows Server 2008: November 14, 2017

ID KB4046184
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-11-14T08:00:00




An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel fails to correctly initialize a memory address. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2017-11831.

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How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Deployment information

For the deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:Security update deployment information: November 14, 2017

More Information

File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Server 2008 file information

Note: The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update: FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

File information

File hash information

File name| SHA1 hash| SHA256 hash
Windows6.0-KB4046184-ia64.msu| AE4F8E427C758007ECB7E4ADC36C58C76484003E| 004D3E452BA4F6A39DFBBCFF5AAA442C0580C386DEF3A77E5770E9F96372E72F
Windows6.0-KB4046184-x64.msu| 80BDFE56E5544BBAEC451FB7279694777E851A52| 5D4B6FA9ADB62A0F555642F37A0DCE44CCC3D77F4F90628819204AFC645C0EE8
Windows6.0-KB4046184-x86.msu| CBC4C7668B819A6DE63D9FE9E77C96A46D274508| F18F6CC71868F1E88535C494EBD2FE469343FB524DCEBB36774A5C7F231134FD

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Luafv.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 214,016| 15-Oct-2017| 14:30| IA-64

For all supported x64-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Luafv.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 109,568| 15-Oct-2017| 14:37| x64

For all supported x86-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Luafv.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 84,992| 15-Oct-2017| 14:31| x86