February 2019 Security Updates
Release Date: February 12, 2019
The February security release consists of security updates for the following software:
Adobe Flash Player
Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
Microsoft Exchange Server
Microsoft Visual Studio
Azure IoT SDK
Team Foundation Server
Visual Studio Code
Please note the following information regarding the security updates:
A list of the latest servicing stack updates for each operating system can be found in ADV990001. This list will be updated whenever a new servicing stack update is released. It is important to install the latest servicing stack update.
Windows 10 updates are cumulative. The monthly security release includes all security fixes for vulnerabilities that affect Windows 10, in addition to non-security updates. The updates are available via the Microsoft Update Catalog.
Updates for Windows RT 8.1 and Microsoft Office RT software are only available via Windows Update.
For information on lifecycle and support dates for Windows 10 operating systems, please see Windows Lifecycle Facts Sheet.
In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
The following CVEs have FAQs with additional information and may include * further steps to take after installing the updates.