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Download Windows 7 KB4093114 and Windows 8.1 KB4093118 to fix bugs

First and foremost, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 are both getting the April Patch updates. Microsoft has removed the antivirus restriction which means that the computers regardless of the antivirus solution are eligible for the future updates. Microsoft in January …

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Over 20 Critical Microsoft Patches to Apply This Month

CVE-2018-1038 fixed a bad patch rolled out in January and should be a “top priority” for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems or Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems, according to Ivanti director of product management, security, Chris Goettl. He claimed that critical flaws in the OS, browser and …

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April Patch Tuesday forecast: Expect updates for Adobe Flash, others

CVE-2018-1038 appears to have been introduced in the January OS updates for Windows 7, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2 x64 editions and exposes these systems to an Elevation of Privilege attack that can allow any users total readwrite access to the system’s RAM. Microsoft urged everyone to …

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New Microsoft update to fix flaw in ‘Meltdown’ patch

The flaw “CVE-2018-1038” was found in the first patch that was issued to protect Windows 7 x64 or Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 systems from the “Meltdown” vulnerability. Security researchers disclosed two flaws – “Meltdown” and “Spectre” — on January 3 that affected nearly every modern computing …

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Microsoft’s Meltdown patches introduced a whole new vulnerability

The vulnerability only affects the 64-bit versions of Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) and the second release of Windows Server 2008 (Service Pack 1), the spokesperson added. Only systems that applied the patches issued in January and February are affected, according to Frisk. Those that used the March …

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 Meltdown patch created ‘worse’ flaw

But according to Ulf Frisk, something went awry starting with the January update when applied to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, which miss-set controlling permissions for something called the Page Map Level 4 (PML4). This is a table used by Intel microprocessors to “translate the virtual …

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Meltdown patches from Microsoft made Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 less secure

If you’re running Windows 7 and you’ve not yet installed the March updates, now is very much the time to do so. It turns out that the Meltdown patches released in January and February actually opened up a security hole in both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. A Swedish security researcher …

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Windows 7 takes the brunt of March patching problems

An enormous number of patches spewed out of Microsoft this month, with two ponderous cumulative updates for each version of Windows 10, a third “bonus” … Microsoft’s Meltdown updates shipped in January 2018 and February for Windows 7 (and Server 2008 R2) intended to mitigate the Meltdown …

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Meltdown Patches Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Systems Even More Vulnerable

Microsoft’s January and February patches for the Meltdown vulnerability introduced an even more dangerous flaw that left Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 systems vulnerable to complete compromise. The bug is somewhat ironic because it gives user-mode programs full read-write access to the …

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