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April 9, 2024—KB5036922 (Security-only update)

2024-04-0907:00:00
Microsoft
support.microsoft.com
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windows 7
windows server 2008 r2
security update
end of support
extended security updates
dst changes
dcom hardening

CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

41.0%

April 9, 2024—KB5036922 (Security-only update)

Reminder

We recommend that you upgrade to a later version of Windows Server. For more information, see Overview of Windows Server upgrades

  • Windows Thin PC reached the end of support on October 12, 2021. Extended Security Updates are not available. For more information, see Windows Thin PC.
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7 Extended Security Updates reached end of support on October 10, 2023. For more information, see Windows Embedded Standard 7.
  • Windows Embedded POSReady 7 Extended Security Updates will end after October 8, 2024. For more information, see Windows Embedded POSReady 7.

Summary

Learn more about this security-only update, including improvements, any known issues, and how to get the update.

Note As of July 2020, optional non-security releases for this operating system are no longer offered. Operating systems in extended support have only cumulative monthly security updates.Verify that you have installed the required updates in theHow to get this update section before installing this update.For information about the various types of Windows updates, such as critical, security, driver, service packs, and so on, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates. To view other notes and messages, see Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 update history.

Improvements

This update includes the following improvements:

Known issues in this update

Symptoms Next step
After installing this update on domain controllers (DCs), you might notice a significant increase in NTLM authentication traffic. This issue is likely to affect organizations that have a very small percentage of primary domain controllers in their environment and high NTLM traffic. This issue is resolved in the Windows update (KB5037803) released on or after May 14, 2024.
After installing this update, Windows devices might encounter VPN connection failures. This issue is resolved in the Windows update (KB5037803) released on or after May 14, 2024.

How to get this update

Before installing this updateWe strongly recommend that you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Rollup. SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.If you use Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB5034865) will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.Language packsIf 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 Learn about adding a language pack to Windows.Install this update****Release Channel Available Next Step
Windows Update and Microsoft Update No See the other options below.
Microsoft Update Catalog Yes To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.To download updates from the Update Catalog, see Steps to download updates from the Windows Update Catalog.
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Yes This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:Product: Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1Classification: Security UpdatesFor more information, see Configure classifications and products to synchronize.

Reminder If you are using Security-only updates, you will also need to install all previous Security-only updates and the latest cumulative update for Internet Explorer (KB5034120).

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update KB5036922.

CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

41.0%