Security Update Patch MS14-004 (KB 2880826): Cannot be Supported by Shavlik Protect

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    Purpose

     

    This document explains why Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-004 cannot be supported by Shavlik Protect.

     

    Description


    Patch bulletin MS14-004 (
    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-004 - Important references a security update for Microsoft Dynamics® AX that resolves a security vulnerability in the software. Some administrators may wonder why MS14-004 cannot be found under patches in Shavlik Protect. Restrictions on this security update from Microsoft does not allow for it to be distributed through Shavlik Protect or any other standard means.

     

    According to Microsoft's official bulletin article:

    "Due to the servicing model for Microsoft Dynamics AX updates, Microsoft is releasing these updates to the Microsoft Download Center, Microsoft Dynamics CustomerSource, and Microsoft Dynamics PartnerSource only."

    From <http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-004>

     

    For this reason, Shavlik Protect is unable to provide this security update to customers for patching. For those with affected software (see next section of article), the security update referenced in this bulletin as noted above is only available through Microsoft Download Center, Microsoft Dynamics CustomerSource, and Microsoft Dynamics PartnerSource.

     

    Affected Software


    This security update is applicable to the following software versions:

     

    Software

    Maximum Security Impact

    Aggregate Severity Rating

    Updates Replaced

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0

     

     

     

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Service Pack 2[1]

    (2920510)

    Denial of Service

    Important

    None

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

     

     

     

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1[1]

    (2914058)

    Denial of Service

    Important

    None

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

     

     

     

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012[1]

    (2914055)

    Denial of Service

    Important

    None

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2[1]

     

     

     

     

    From <http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-004>

     

    Additional Information


    Microsoft KB Article for Security Bulletin MS14-004

     

    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik Protect 9.x