Welcome to the March 2015 Microsoft Patch Day overview. The guide provides you with information about all security bulletins that the company released this month.
Besides information about each bulletin and links to Microsoft support pages, you find information about affected products as well in this guide.
The number of bulletins that apply to each Microsoft operating system and software product are provided.
Below that you find the list of security advisories that Microsoft released since February and the list of non-security updates.
Operating System Distribution
All client operating systems with the exception of Windows Vista share the same vulnerabilities and severity ratings. Vista is the only client system not affected by MS15-015.
Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer versions of Windows Server share the same vulnerability distribution while Windows Server 2008 and 2003 are not affected by MS15-015 either.
Other Microsoft Products
Non-security related updates
How to download and install the March 2015 security updates
All security updates are already available via Windows Update. If you have enabled the Freak Attack workaround that Microsoft suggested, you may need to disable the Group Policy setting before you can do so as you may get an unknown Windows Update error otherwise.
Here is how you do that:
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