Description of the security update for vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008: November 14, 2017

ID KB4048970
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-11-14T08:00:00




To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to the Security Update Guide.

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  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

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

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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 times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 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-KB4048970-x64.msu| 82C74E9775B56E45B985E2C89D54BDF840B0C85E| D1600EF31CBE0288FDCB0A21DF5573CAA6257B3A87A9AC60E369790D229E0182
Windows6.0-KB4048970-x86.msu| 7FB3E5EC8BBB554E58CBAE1FCAE3528D9B70B867| 2A79C6489877A83738A63510562E1F3138C2685A0C6C32E7A5B66790941889E9
Windows6.0-KB4048970-ia64.msu| DEDCC16E4FC0926453EEE8D3A6B3974D22CFDE03| C6B61E3521A2E0634543DB3051C6AD5C83721ACD4AD7BFB64AF89DD7E2AD9BA0

For all supported x64-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Win32k.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 2,809,856| 15-Oct-2017| 14:43| x64

For all supported x86-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Win32k.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 2,082,816| 15-Oct-2017| 14:35| x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name| File version| File size| Date| Time| Platform
Win32k.sys| 6.0.6002.24215| 6,700,544| 15-Oct-2017| 14:36| IA-64