February 11, 2020—KB4537820 (Monthly Rollup)

2020-02-12T22:53:15
ID KB4537820
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-02-12T22:53:27

Description

<html><body><p>Learn more about update KB4537820, including improvements and fixes, any known issues, and how to get the update.</p><h2></h2><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><p><strong>IMPORTANT </strong>Verify that<strong> </strong>you have installed the required updates listed in the <strong>How to get this update</strong> section <u>before</u> installing this update. </p></div></div></div></div><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><ul></ul><p><strong><sup>NEW</sup><br/>IMPORTANT </strong>Some customers who use Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and have activated their ESU multiple activation key (MAK) add-on before installing the January 14, 2020 updates might need to re-activate their key. Re-activation on affected devices should only be required once.  For information on activation, see this <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="https://aka.ms/Windows7ESU" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">blog</a> post.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><p class="CxSpFirst"><span><span><span><strong><sup>NEW</sup><br/>IMPORTANT</strong> <span><span>WSUS scan cab files will continue to be available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. </span></span></span></span></span><span><span>If you have a subset of devices running these operating systems without ESU, they might show as <u>non-compliant</u> in your patch management and compliance toolsets.</span></span></p></div></div></div></div><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><p class="CxSpFirst"><strong><span><sup>UPDATED</sup><br/>IMPORTANT</span></strong><span> Customers who have purchased the <a data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud-platform/extended-security-updates" managed-link="" target="_blank">Extended Security Update (ESU)</a> for</span> on-premises versions of these operating systems must follow the procedures in <a data-content-id="4522133" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB4522133</a> to continue receiving security updates after extended support ends on January 14, 2020. For more information on ESU and which editions are supported, see <a data-content-id="4497181" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="">KB4497181</a>.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><p><span><span><strong>IMPORTANT</strong> Starting on January 15, 2020, a full-screen notification will appear that describes the risk of continuing to use Windows 7 Service Pack 1 after it reaches end of support on January 14, 2020. The notification will remain on the screen until you interact with it. <span>This notification </span>will only appear on the following <span>editions of Windows 7 Service Pack 1</span>:</span></span></p><ul><li>Starter.</li><li>Home Basic.</li><li>Home Premium.</li><li>Professional. If you have purchased the Extended Security Update (ESU), the <span><span>notification</span></span> will not appear. For more information, see<a href="https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-IT-Pro-Blog/How-to-get-Extended-Security-Updates-for-eligible-Windows/ba-p/917807" managed-link="" target="_blank"> How to get Extended Security Updates for eligible Windows devices</a> and <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/{lang-locale}/help/4497181/lifecycle-faq-extended-security-updates" managed-link="" target="_blank">Lifecycle FAQ-Extended Security Updates</a>.</li><li>Ultimate. </li></ul><p><strong>Note </strong>The <span><span>notification</span></span> will not appear on domain-joined machines or machines in kiosk mode.</p></div></div></div></div><h2>Improvements and fixes</h2><p>This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update <a data-content-id="4534310" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB4534310 </a>(released January 14, 2020) and addresses the following issues:</p><ul><li>Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Shell, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Cryptography, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Core Networking, Windows Peripherals, Windows Network Security and Containers, Windows Storage and Filesystems, the Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Server.</li></ul><p>For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the <a href="https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/security-guidance">Security Update Guide</a>.</p><h2>Known issues in this update</h2><div><table class="table"><tbody><tr><td><strong>Symptom</strong></td><td><strong>Workaround</strong></td></tr><tr><td>After installing this update and restarting your device, you might receive the error, “Failure to configure Windows updates. Reverting Changes. Do not turn off your computer,” and the update might show as <strong>Failed</strong> in <strong>Update History</strong>.</td><td><p>This is expected in the following circumstances:</p><ul><li>If you are installing this update on a device that is running an edition that is not supported for ESU. For a complete list of which editions are supported, see <a data-content-id="4497181" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB4497181</a>.</li><li>If you do not have an ESU MAK add-on key installed and activated. </li></ul><p>If you have purchased an ESU key and have encountered this issue, please verify you have applied all prerequisites and that your key is activated. For information on activation, please see this <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="https://aka.ms/Windows7ESU" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">blog</a> post. For information on the prerequisites, see the "How to get this update" section of this article.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><h2>How to get this update</h2><p><strong>Before installing this update</strong></p><p><strong>Prerequisite:</strong></p><p>You must install the updates listed below and <strong><u>restart your device</u></strong> before installing the latest Rollup. Installing these updates improves the reliability of the update process and mitigates potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes.</p><ol><li>The March 12, 2019 servicing stack update (SSU) (<a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4490628" data-content-type="article" href="https://support.microsoft.com/en/help/4490628" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="">KB4490628</a>).  To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/home.aspx" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Microsoft Update Catalog</a>. This update is required to install updates that are only SHA-2 signed.</li><li>The latest SHA-2 update (<a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4474419" data-content-type="article" href="https://support.microsoft.com/en/help/4474419" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">KB4474419</a>) released September 10, 2019. If you are using Windows Update, the latest SHA-2 update will be offered to you automatically. This update is required to install updates that are only SHA-2 signed. For more information on SHA-2 updates, see <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4472027" data-content-type="article" href="https://support.microsoft.com/en/help/4472027" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS</a>.</li><li>The January 14, 2020 SSU (<a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4536952" data-content-type="article" href="https://support.microsoft.com/en/help/4536952" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">KB4536952</a>) or later. To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/home.aspx" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Microsoft Update Catalog</a>. </li><li>The Extended Security Updates (ESU) Licensing Preparation Package (<a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4538483" data-content-type="article" href="https://support.microsoft.com/en/help/4538483" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">KB4538483</a>) released February 11, 2020. The ESU licensing preparation package will be offered to you from WSUS. To get the standalone package for ESU licensing preparation package, search for it in the <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/home.aspx" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Microsoft Update Catalog</a>.</li></ol><p>After installing the items above, Microsoft strongly recommends that you install the <u>latest</u> SSU (<a data-content-id="4537829" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB4537829</a>). If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU will be offered to you automatically if you are an ESU customer. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/home.aspx" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Microsoft Update Catalog</a>. For general information about SSUs, see <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" href="https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/servicing-stack-updates" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Servicing stack updates</a> and <a aria-live="assertive" data-bi-name="content-anchor-link" data-content-id="4535697" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" tabindex="0" target="_blank">Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions</a>.</p><p><strong>Install this update</strong></p><table class="table"><tbody><tr><td><strong>Release Channel</strong></td><td align="center"><strong>Available</strong></td><td><strong>Next Step</strong></td></tr><tr><td>Windows Update and Microsoft Update</td><td align="center">Yes</td><td>None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update if you are an ESU customer.</td></tr><tr><td>Microsoft Update Catalog</td><td align="center">Yes</td><td>To get the standalone package for this update, go to the <a href="http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4537820">Microsoft Update Catalog</a> website.</td></tr><tr><td>Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)</td><td align="center">Yes</td><td><p>This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure <strong>Products and Classifications</strong> as follows:</p><p><strong>Product</strong>:  Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Windows Thin PC</p><strong>Classification</strong>: Security Updates</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>File information</strong></p><p>For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the <a data-content-id="" data-content-type="" href="https://download.microsoft.com/download/5/1/a/51a6c9d3-b413-42bf-b40c-5497eebb47d3/4537820.csv" managed-link="" target="_blank">file information for update 4537820</a>. </p></body></html>