Embedded Distributors and OEMs Who Purchase Through Distribution
The November 2012 supplement Update is now available on the ECE for Microsoft® Windows® Embedded POSReady 7. This update is applicable to the Knowledge Base (KB) article numbers shown in the table below.
Please note: Monthly critical updates, including security updates, are now distributed and available in DVD5 format from your MS Distributor. The file includes updates for Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional as well as updates for Windows Vista®. In addition, the structure of the media itself will now be organized by Knowledge Base (KB) article folders, versus operating system folders as per previous monthly critical update packages.
This Update is rated as Critical:
The severity rating system provides a single rating for each vulnerability. The definitions of the ratings are in the table below. For more information regarding the severity system, please visit the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) website.
Critical A vulnerability whose exploitation could allow the propagation of an Internet worm without user action. Important A vulnerability whose exploitation could result in compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of users data, or of the integrity or availability of processing resources. Moderate Exploitability is mitigated to a significant degree by factors such as default configuration, auditing, or difficulty of exploitation. Low A vulnerability whose exploitation is extremely difficult, or whose impact is minimal.
An optional supplement consisting of Supplemental Code and any associated documentation (collectively, the “Supplement”) to the Licensed Products identified below is being made available as part of the Licensed Product Deliverables under the License Agreement. You may use the Supplement only in connection with Products and Versions listed below for which you are currently licensed.
Product Names and Versions:
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 Runtime
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 Runtime Upgrade
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 China Only Runtime
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 India Only Runtime
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 Ukraine Only Runtime
Windows® Embedded POSReady 7 Russian Language (MUI) Runtime
The list below applies to one or more of the above products: For further information on which, if any, KB Articles apply to the above products, see the Cumulative Updates Catalog on the ECE page linked below: