Overview of .NET Framework Security Updates for Windows 10 : May 14

Microsoft brings .NET Framework Security Updates for several Windows 10 versions on the 14th of May 2019. Again, this second Tuesday patch update tackles the susceptibilities and common weakness of .NET Frameworks. Here, in this guide, we will talk about Windows security updates that came for 1809, 1803, 1709, 1703 and 1607.

KB4499405, KB4495618, and KB4495590 are three patch updates and they belong to Windows 10 1809. Similarly, KB4499167 and KB4495616 for 1803, KB4495613 and KB4499179 for 1709. Furthermore, KB4495611, KB4499181, KB4494440, and KB4495610 are for Windows 10 1703 and 1607 respectively with a combination of two’s for each. We have indexed them properly on a Table provided below.

.NET Framework Security Updates

Overview of .NET Framework Security Updates for Windows 10

Below, we list the common vulnerabilities that are addressed by Microsoft in following Security Updates. They are-

  1. There exists a denial of service vulnerability when either .NET Framework or .NET Core invokes RegEx strings improperly. For instance, if a hacker exploits this vulnerability; can also deny any .NET services.
  2. A remote attacker can also exploit these vulnerabilities with the help of specially crafted requests and sent it to either .NET Framework or .NET core application.
  3. Additionally, Security Updates address these vulnerabilities and exposures by improving the ways a .NET core app handles the processing of RegEx strings.

Above all, You can visit each vulnerability separately and see what is listed there. Here is the list of common vulnerabilities and Exposures that came for Windows 10 on 14th May 2019.

Index of 14 May Windows 10 Security Updates

Meanwhile, here is the list of different .NET frameworks that came for several Windows versions on 14th May’ 2019.

1. Windows 10 1809

.NET Framework versionsPatch UpdateDownloadArticle
4.8, 3.7.2 and 3.5KB4499405Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.8 and 3.5KB4495618Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.7.2 and 3.5KB4495590Security UpdateRelease Notes

2. Windows 10 1803

4.8KB4495616Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.7.2 and 3.5KB4499167Security UpdateRelease Notes

3. Windows 10 1709

4.8KB4495613Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.7.2, 4.71 and 3.5KB4499179Security UpdateRelease Notes

4. Windows 10 1703

4.8KB4495611Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.7.2, 4.7.1, 4.7KB4499181Security UpdateRelease Notes

5. Windows 10 1607

4.8KB4495610Security UpdateRelease Notes
4.7.2, 4.7.1, 4.7, 4.6.2 and 3.5KB4494440Security UpdateRelease Notes

How to get this Update on your System

You will receive the above May 14 .NET Frameworks automatically on your PC. However, if you have disabled or paused any updates on the Windows Update section; enable the same or manually download and install them on your System.

Hence, all you require is to navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Check for Updates and get the necessary .NET Frameworks patches.